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- Siemens, MW Storage International, Fluence and Vibeco develop unique ecosystem for global beverage manufacturer
- Solution to enable new levels of energy optimization
- Encompasses software, financing, latest storage technology
- Sinebrychoff’s first energy storage service contract
In a move that brings new market opportunities for industrial players, Siemens has developed a unique business model to support the next level of energy optimization for Finnish brewery Sinebrychoff, a subsidiary of the international Carlsberg Group. At the heart of the solution, which will be implemented at Sinebrychoff’s plant in greater Helsinki, is a virtual power plant (VPP) and the latest energy storage technology, supported with financing solutions, to create one of the first examples of power flexibility in an industrial site.
- Calibrant Energy to bundle latest distributed energy technologies and financing expertise of global leaders Macquarie and Siemens
- The joint venture will create Energy-as-a-Service solutions from a full range of energy technologies for corporate and municipal clients
Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG), Siemens Smart Infrastructure and Siemens Financial Services (SFS) today announced the formation of Calibrant Energy (Calibrant), a joint venture that offers comprehensive onsite Energy-as-a-Service (EaaS) solutions at no up-front cost for its customers, which include corporate and industrial clients, as well as municipalities, universities, schools and hospitals.
- SPIC to acquire 33% of GNA I and GNA II 3 GW LNG-to-power projects
- Enter agreement to participate in future expansion projects GNA III and GNA IV as part of overall 6.4 GW power and domestic gas hub strategy at Port of Açu
Prumo, a private Brazilian company controlled by EIG Global Energy Partners, bp and Siemens signed a binding agreement with SPIC Brasil. Under the agreement, SPIC will initially acquire 33% of the GNA I and GNA II LNG-to-power projects, located in Port of Açu, Rio de Janeiro. SPIC has also entered into an agreement to participate in the future expansion projects GNA III and GNA IV, which are expected to be fueled by a combination of LNG and domestic gas from Brazil’s vast pre-salt reserves.
- Siemens finalizes investment and framework agreements with BECIS
- Investment makes Siemens a major shareholder in BECIS
- Partnership enables customers to redirect capital funding to core business
- Innovative funding solutions for distributed energy solutions and services
Combining its financial expertise with intelligent energy solutions and services, Siemens has entered investment and framework agreements with Berkeley Energy Commercial Industrial Solutions (BECIS). Together, they will provide customers access to distributed energy solutions via a flexible ‘Energy as a Service’ (EaaS) model, allowing customers in the Asia Pacific market to pay for energy services without the need for any capital investment. This will address customers’ energy cost and sustainability challenges.
- Siemens Energy delivers another highly efficient combined cycle power plant to Marl
- Evonik replaces old backup gas power plant
- Siemens Financial Services arranges customized financing
Siemens Energy is building
another highly efficient combined cycle power plant for the specialty chemical
company Evonik at its largest industrial location in Marl, North
Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Consisting of one SGT-800 gas turbine, one SST-400
steam turbine, and two generators, the plant will produce power and heat with
90 megawatts of electrical capacity and 220 megawatts of thermal capacity. It
will go into operation in 2022 replacing a backup gas power plant. Along with
the power plant components, Siemens Energy is also supplying the SPPA-T3000
control system for controlling the cutting-edge plant. A long-term service
agreement between Siemens Energy and Evonik will ensure the availability of the
power plant and its components.
New research from Siemens Financial services explains how manufacturers are in a race against time to gain competitive advantage from Industry 4.0 investment, before the “tipping point” of majority adoption. A must-read for future focused manufacturing financial managers, the Whitepaper explains how Finance 4.0 solutions are providing practical methods of helping companies to urgently invest in Industry 4.0 and gain early mover advantage.
Siemens joined Gastech 2018, which took place in Barcelona, Sept. 17 – 20. In its 45th year, the world renowned event was a highly regarded gathering for upstream, midstream and downstream gas and LNG professionals. Siemens used the occasion to highlight its integrated Gas-to-Power (G2P) solutions, through which the company is playing an integral role in increasing utilization of natural gas—a highly abundant, cost-effective fuel—as a feed stock for power plants. Sessions featured Siemens speakers which are outlined below.
On March 2nd, 2017, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser and further high-ranking representatives witnessed the symbolic inauguration of the first phase of Siemens' megaproject in Egypt. The event marked an important milestone towards the completion of the project.In collaboration with the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Siemens and its consortium partners, Orascom Construction and Elsewedy Electric, announced on July 24, 2018 the completion of the Egypt Megaproject in record time. The parties celebrated the combined cycle commissioning and the start of operations at the Beni Suef, Burullus and New Capital power plants. The stations will add a total of 14.4 gigawatts (GW) of power generation capacity to Egypt's national grid, enough power to supply up to 40 million people with reliable electricity. With this milestone, Egypt and Siemens have set a new world record for execution of modern, fast-track power projects, delivering 14.4 GW of power in only 27.5 months. A single combined cycle power plant block with a capacity of 1,200 megawatts typically takes approximately 30 months for construction. For the Egypt Megaproject Siemens in parallel built twelve of these blocks in record time and connected them to the grid.Following the delivery of several Siemens SGT5-8000H gas turbines, the first steam turbine for the Egypt Megaproject began its journey in December 2016 from the Siemens factory in Muelheim to the power plant Beni Suef in Egypt. The main components of the 670-ton cargo were lifted with a heavy-duty crane from the production hall onto a transport vessel standing by at the plant's inland harbor facilities. The vessel transported the SST-5000 steam turbine from Muelheim to the deep-water port of Antwerp where it was loaded onto a heavy cargo ship and transported to Egypt.After the steam turbines installation, the waste heat from the gas turbines will be used to produce steam that will then drive the steam turbine, thus increasing the overall power output and efficiency of the power plant. In total, Siemens will deliver twelve SST-5000 steam turbines for the Egyptian power plants Beni Suef, Burullus and New Capital. All of these steam turbines will be manufactured at the Siemens factory in Muelheim.
- Finance proves crucial for Siemens Gamesa customers across the globe
- Preferred finance agreement with Siemens Financial Services offers bundled equipment, service and capital solutions for wind industry
- Bosco Le Piane project in Italy benefits from collaboration
Helping wind energy customers overcome funding obstacles, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has teamed up with Siemens Financial Services (SFS) to offer bundled solutions that include equipment and service with financing options. Finance is one of the biggest barriers facing clients as it varies from market to market, and the ability to offer financial solutions has proved to be a win-win in bringing clean energy projects online for Siemens Gamesa customers worldwide. Most recently, the Bosco Le Piane wind project in Italy benefited from this Siemens Gamesa-SFS collaboration. This is the fourth large-scale onshore wind farm in Italy financed by SFS in support of key clients that incorporate Siemens Gamesa technology. The other projects were Melfi, Tricarico and E-Vento.