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Siemens to provide turbines, as-a-service solutions at Brazilian cogeneration plant

Power Engineering Summary Braskem, the largest petrochemical company in Latin America, recently entered into an agreement with Siemens to modernize a cogeneration power and steam plant at its Petrochemical Complex in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Completion of the project is expected in early 2021. ...

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First ever Cities Summit calls for integrated approach to urban infrastructure

UN Environment Summary While Member States were adopting a resolution on sustainable infrastructure at the UN Environment Assembly, the Cities Summit reinforced the importance of local action and the need for an integrated approach to urban infrastructure. Already 60 per cent of waste and...


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Siemens to launch smart pay-as-you-go service for district heating

Priyanka Shrestha, Energy Live News Summary Siemens has announced plans to launch what is claimed to be the first smart pay-as-you-go (PAYG) service for district heating networks . The cloud-based software allows householders to see their usage and top up their account balance via an...

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A Best Practice Approach to University Portfolio Energy Strategy

Summary Siemens Smart Infrastructure (“SI”) and University of Maryland will co-present a Best Practice Total Energy Management (“TEM”) framework designed for multi-campus universities. A case study will be presented featuring an anchor CHP facility upgrade and portfolio of market, PPA, hedged...

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SMU's Energy and Facilities Management Transformation

Summary SMU recognized the opportunity to re-approach its fiscal strategy, including expense reduction through aggressive investment in facilities and energy management. SMU embraced a proactive energy management approach and use of planning, partnership and outsourcing. SMU has committed major...

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Nanogrid to Campus Microgrid - Santa Fe Community College Collaboration

Summary As part of their focus on distributed generation and microgrids, Santa Fe Community College (SFCC) has partnered with Siemens to help teach students at the campus’ new nanogrid lab, while upgrading their campus with a separate microgrid. The program provides students with hands-on...

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U.S. Department of Energy awards Virginia Tech researchers $1.8 million to tackle challenges facing U.S. power grid

Press Release, POWER Summary January 31, 2019 — The Department of Energy has awarded four Virginia Tech researchers a $1.8 million grant to reduce the stress renewable energy sources put on the U.S. power grid. The Virginia Tech Center for Power Electronics Systems ( CPES ) and the Power...


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Here's how to build energy infrastructures fit for the future

Cedrik Neike, Siemens, World Economic Forum Summary One key characteristic of modern civilization is its dependence on critical infrastructures such as those used for providing power, transportation and water. These infrastructures are becoming increasingly complex, intelligent and...


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Siemens Government Technologies to Lead Energy Savings and Modernization Work for Los Alamos National Laboratory

Associated Press, OA Online Summary ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 12, 2018--Siemens Government Technologies, Inc. (SGT) is proud to extend its long-standing partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) through the award of a new task order under DoE’s Energy Savings Performance...


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Siemens and Bentley Systems Announce Integrated Asset Performance Management (APM) Solution for Power Plants

Business Wire, Financial Post Summary LONDON — The Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference – Siemens and Bentley Systems have announced a joint technology and service solution, consisting of their complementary offerings, to speed up the digitalization of power plants and provide...