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Siemens HVDC technology to transmit eco-friendly electric power from Georgia to Turkey

Siemens Energy is to install two turnkey HVDC (high voltage direct current) back-to-back links in Georgia to connect the Georgian power supply network with the grid system in Turkey. As part of the Black Sea Transmission Network Project, one of the most significant infrastructure projects in Georgia, the two HVDC back-to-back links are each to transmit 350 megawatts (MW) of controlled electric power generated in various hydropower plants in Georgia to Turkey. Purchaser is Energotrans Ltd. based in Tiflis, Georgia. The order volume for Siemens is approximately EUR170 million. In addition to the HVDC back-to-back links the scope of supply will also include system control equipment, converter transformers, switchgear (500/400/220 kV), thyristor valves and AC …

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Siemens to build combined cycle power plant in the Netherlands

Siemens Energy has received an order from the Netherlands for turnkey construction of a combined cycle power plant. Purchaser of the 435-megawatt (MW) plant Diemen 34 in the vicinity of Amsterdam is the Dutch utility Nuon, a subsidiary of Vattenfall A.B. Siemens will also handle plant maintenance. With an efficiency level as high as approximately 59 percent, maximized operating flexibility and low nitrogen oxide emissions the gas-fired plant will supply more than 750,000 Dutch households with ecofriendly power. The Diemen 34 power plant will also be capable of supplying as many as 25,000 households in the immediate vicinity with district heat by means of steam extraction. That is equivalent to a thermal capacity of approximately …

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Siemens and Samsung enter into a major wind turbine supply agreement for Canada

Siemens will invest in a new state-of-the-art blade production facility in Ontario
Siemens Energy and Samsung C&T Corporation have signed an agreement for the supply of wind turbines with a total capacity of up to 600 megawatts (MW). The wind turbines to be delivered under this supply agreement will be deployed at selected wind projects in southern Ontario and will provide clean power to approximately 240,000 Canadian homes. Furthermore, Siemens will establish a blade manufacturing site in Canada that is set to create up to 300 jobs in the province.
“With this supply agreement we are strengthening our position in the rapidly growing wind power market in Canada, “said Jens-Peter Saul, CEO of the Siemens Wind Power …

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Siemens to strengthen wind business in North America

New rotor blade manufacturing facility in Canada to create up to 300 jobs.
Siemens Energy stays on road to success in North America. The company is to supply wind turbines with a combined capacity of 227 megawatts (MW) for a wind farm located in Oklahoma. The order placed by the utility Oklahoma Gas & Electric encompasses 98 wind turbines and also includes the first delivery of three machines from the new generation of direct drive wind turbines. Siemens also continues to post successes in Canada, too: The company has signed a framework agreement with Samsung C&T Corporation for the supply of wind turbines with a combined capacity of 600 MW, which is sufficient to supply 240,000 …

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