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Munich, Feb 28, 2014
The combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant at the Lausward location in the port of Düsseldorf, currently under construction and due to enter service in 2016, is aiming for no less than three world records: It will have an electrical output of 595 MW, the highest ever for a single combined cycle unit; its net energy conversion efficiency will add up to more than 61 percent; and for the first time it will be possible to extract 300 MW of thermal energy from a single power plant unit in combined cycle operation. In this way, the overall efficiency of natural gas as a fuel rises to 85 percent.
Munich, Feb 26, 2014
Beat Weibel, head of Siemens Intellectual Property, explains at a press briefing in Munich, why it's becoming increasingly important in the global competitive arena to hold and constantly protect the right patents and patent families. The focus is not only on the number of inventions and patent applications but rather on the value and business benefit they generate.
Milton Keynes, Feb 21, 2014
For record speeds both on and off the track, Infiniti Red Bull Racing is relying on Siemens software once again this season. Over 100 engineers are using Siemens software to redevelop the world champion racecar for Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo.
Munich, Feb 18, 2014
Energy efficiency, flexibility and comfort are combined in the new Velaro D. Since December 2013, the new high-speed train has been successfully operating on the Deutsche Bahn (DB) rail network. DB's most modern high-speed train differs from its predecessor in many technical details. Siemens and DB highlighted these on a presentation run from Frankfurt (Main) to Cologne –one of two high-speed routes in Germany.
Munich, Feb 12, 2014
The state of Bavaria and the city of Erlangen have pledged their support for the planning and construction of the new Siemens Campus Erlangen. Bavarian Prime Minister Horst Seehofer, Erlangen's mayor Siegfried Balleis, Siemens President and CEO Joe Kaeser and Siemens Chief Financial Officer Ralf P. Thomas signed declarations of intent relating to the project at a ceremony held in Munich's Prinz-Carl-Palais. Siemens plans to build a state-of-the-art, sustainably designed Siemens Campus on the grounds of its current location on the south side of Erlangen by 2030.
Philadelphia, Feb 06, 2014
In a commemorative ceremony held at Philadelphia’s 30th Street rail station, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx joined Siemens and Amtrak executives to debut the first Siemens-built electric locomotive for Amtrak, the nation’s intercity passenger rail service and high-speed rail operator. The advanced technology locomotive will enter passenger service on Friday, February 7th.
Munich, Jan 28, 2014
Siemens held its Annual Shareholders' Meeting at the Olympia Hall in Munich on January 28, 2014. The opening and the speeches of Dr. Gerhard Cromme, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, and Joe Kaeser, CEO, was broadcast live on the internet.
Munich, Jan 17, 2014
The Mandela School of Science & Technology, which was financed and built by Siemens, has now opened in Nelson Mandela's birthplace of Mvezo, South Africa. "With the construction of a school in his birthplace, Siemens is fulfilling a wish of Nelson Mandela's," said Siegmar Pröbstl, CEO of Siemens South Africa, at the school's opening. Guest of honor at the opening ceremony was South African President Jacob Zuma.
Trondheim, Jan 16, 2014
Berlin / Munich, Dec 20, 2013
The Finnish Railways VR Group intends to place an order for 80 electric Vectron locomotives with Siemens worth more than 300 million Euros. This is the second-largest purchase in Europe this year. For Siemens this marks the largest single contract so far for its latest generation of Vectron locomotives and the first for this type in the broad gauge version.
Fort Madison, Dec 16, 2013
Siemens has received an order from the U.S. energy company MidAmerican Energy for the supply of 448 wind turbines. With a total capacity of 1,050 megawatts (MW), this represents not only the largest order ever for onshore wind turbines for Siemens, but also the largest single order for onshore wind power awarded globally to date. The wind turbines, each with a rating of 2.3 MW and a rotor diameter of 108 meters, are to be installed in five different projects in Iowa. Siemens will also be responsible for service and maintenance of the wind turbines.
Munich, Dec 07, 2013
On behalf of the Managing Board of Siemens AG, the company and its employees, Joe Kaeser, Siemens' President and CEO, presented €1 million to Germany's "Ein Herz für Kinder" charity for children at a benefit gala in Berlin. The donation is primarily intended to support the charitable organization's efforts to give socially disadvantaged children access to better education and healthcare. (Copyright of the picture: P. Müller)