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Russelectric Appoints Washington Metropolitan Area Representative

Siemens power control systems business Russelectric have appointed Robert W. Chapman & Co (Chapman & Company) as official manufacturer representatives for the District of Columbia, Maryland and Northern Virginia. Chapman & Company was founded in 1959 on the principle that quality salespeople attract quality manufacturers, a philosophy that has made the power specialist one of…

Energy Management

Ecolab-Siemens Partnership to Tackle Industrial Greenhouse Gases

A new strategic partnership involving Ecolab and Siemens will help customers of both companies accelerate their progress toward sustainability and productivity goals. Together, the companies are launching Climate Intelligence, powered by ECOLAB3D™ and Siemens gPROMS – a new solution that allows customers to virtually model different scenarios across their water and energy systems to identify…

Net Zero

Driving Innovation in East Birmingham with Digital Twin Modelling

A ‘digital twin’ which can model and test pathways to clean energy and net zero emissions in East Birmingham is being planned in a partnership between the University of Birmingham, Birmingham City Council and Siemens. A feasibility study has been commissioned which demonstrates how a virtual representation of the energy and transport infrastructure within East…

Canada

Siemens Energy Selects EMCOR to Deliver Multi-country FM Contract

EMCOR Facilities Services, Inc. (EFS), a division of EMCOR Building Services, and EMCOR Group (UK) plc (EMCOR UK) have been awarded a five-year contract with Siemens Energy.The contract spans 49 sites across the United States and Canada in North America and 30 sites across 10 countries in Europe, including 15 sites in the UK. In…

News

Switchgear Simulators for Renewable Energy Facilities and Microgrids

Siemens USA power systems business Russelectric has launched a range of switchgear simulators for training personnel in the operation of its control solutions for critical facilities and microgrids.  Customized to mimic the operation of the customer’s Russelectric® switchgear/system, Russelectric simulators are ideal for familiarizing workers on the system and its operation and for accurately diagnosing…

Hybrid Working

Are we Returning to Smaller Hybrid Offices?

Ian Ellis, Marketing & Sales Specialist Manager at Siemens Building Products, consider the impact of office downsizing on hybrid working. At the height of the lockdowns during COVID-19 technology helped us to carry on seamlessly working from the home.  We met our work colleagues virtually on videoconferencing platforms, such as Microsoft Teams, Google Meet and…

Events

Siemens to Host Innovation Event at Manchester Central in June

Siemens will host a two-day conference and exhibition in Manchester on July 12th and 13th, 2022. Transform 2022 will be held at the city’s iconic Manchester Central venue, bringing together hundreds of industry leaders, influencers and regulators from across the UK and Ireland to collaborate and solve some of the most pressing organisational challenges. From…

Engineering

Siemens Offers Female University Students Early Career Opportunities

Siemens has continued its drive to increase the number of women in engineering with a recruitment event to spot future STEM talent. Female students from universities across the UK attended Siemens’ UK headquarters in Manchester where they met inspirational women engineers at various stages of their careers. Of the 42 students who attended, 33 have…

Energy Management

Making 2022 More Sustainable

Carl Ennis, CEO of Siemens UK, explains how measures introduced globally by the manufacturer can serve as a template for making buildings greener. Decarbonisation is a journey and, like all journeys, starts with an initial step followed by many more. Siemens has reduced its carbon footprint from manufacturing operations by more than 50 per cent over…

COP26

Trends in energy and infrastructure for 2022

Press Release: Siemens: Trends in energy and infrastructure for 2022 London, 11 January 2022   Siemens: Trends in energy and infrastructure for 2022 The impact of the pandemic to fade as we refocus on the road to net zero and the climate emergency   Siemens’ energy and smart infrastructure experts share their views on the…

Net Zero

Revolutionising Climate-friendly Building Operation in Germany

17.11.2021, 12:48 Revolutionising Climate-friendly Building Operation in Germany A collaboration between MeteoViva and the Freiburg-based building automation manufacturer Sauter-Cumulus will supply smart data for application in predictive climate-friendly building control. Under the agreement, MeteoViva will provides SAUTER with optimized control data used by Sauter-Cumulus’ central building management solution. As a result, properties with SAUTER system…

COP26

Just Transitioning and Net Zero

03.11.2021, 12:06 Just Transitioning and Net Zero Following the UK’s decision to require large companies to demonstrate their commitment to climate change targets, Justin Kelly, Siemens PLC corporate communications director, presents key findings of new research that is to be unveiled at COP26 demonstrating why climate action is a corporate imperative. The halfway stage has…

Appointments

Senior Appointment at Russelectric

05.10.2021, 08:53 Senior Appointment at Russelectric Siemens business Russelectric has appointed Jeff Phelan from Siemens Corporations’ energy services division as its new Director of Field Service.   Phelan, who served as general manager of electrical services for utility, industrial and commercial infrastructure and aftermarket life cycle support at Siemens Corporation for 18 years, formerly held…

Environment

New Delhi Embraces Smart Metering Technology

30.09.2021, 10:48 New Delhi Embraces Smart Metering Technology Siemens and Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL) have announced the successful deployment of over 200,000 smart meters in the north of the Indian capital. The state-of-the-art EnergyIP Meter Data Management System installed and commissioned by Siemens enables timely and accurate collection of electricity meter data leading…

News

Grid-to-Vehicle Approaches in EV Fleet Management

08.09.2021, 15:12 Grid-to-Vehicle Approaches in EV Fleet Management Bernard Magee, director of eMobility Infrastructure at Siemens GB&I and Siemens Financial Services director Mark McLoughlin, explain why charging electric vehicles directly from the grid makes sense.   On the 28 September 2021 at Alexandra Palace London, Freight in the City opens its doors to showcase the…

Automation & AI

Facilitating the Transition to the Smart Grid

08.07.2021, 13:39 Facilitating the Transition to the Smart Grid A collaboration between Siemens and Oracle will help energy suppliers manage market wide “Half Hourly Settlement” (HHS) data processing requirements under settlement reforms being introduced by UK energy regulator, Ofgem. The automated solution leverages Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) to query and process readings from smart meters…

Energy Management

On the Road to a Low-carbon Future

15.06.2021, 08:34 On the Road to a Low-carbon Future Bernard Magee, Director of eMobility Infrastructure at Siemens, considers the challenges associated with installing infrastructure to support electrically powered public road transport in the United Kingdom. Road transport, which includes buses, is a significant contributor to air pollution, resulting in poor air quality.  Public Health England…

Energy Management

Managing Payment Risk in Retail Energy

14.06.2021, 08:26 Managing Payment Risk in Retail Energy A partnership between Siemens, global IT and business consulting services firm CGI, and Open Banking innovator Ordo is making a new way of settling bills available to retail energy suppliers and their customers. Launched in response to reports of bad debt risk spiralling for energy providers, and…

Energy Management

Solar and Energy Storage Northeast Annual Conference

07.06.2021, 20:55 Solar and Energy Storage Northeast Annual Conference Siemens subsidiary Russelectric will exhibit its microgrid control solution at the Solar and Energy Storage Northeast Conference from June 9-11 at the Westin Boston (Waterfront) Seaport District Hotel. Solar and Energy Storage Northeast is the largest learning forum in the Northeast for the solar and energy…

Environment

Westminster Goes Electric

07.05.2021, 08:51 Westminster Goes Electric Westminster City Council and Siemens have installed more than 1,000 on-street Electric Vehicle Charging Points in the City of Westminster, making Westminster the first local authority in the UK to reach this milestone. WESTMINSTER GOES ELECTRIC WITH 1,000 ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGE POINTS The City Council, working in partnership with Siemens…

Australia

Decarbonising LNG Production

15.04.2021, 13:18 Decarbonising LNG Production Total and Siemens Energy have expanded the scope of a technical collaboration to develop sustainable solutions for reducing CO2 emissions in natural gas liquefaction facilities and power generation. Each partner will contribute best-in-class technologies and combine their know-how to deliver industrial-stage solutions such as combustion of clean hydrogen in gas…

Canada

Saving Trillions on Building Operating Costs

12.04.2021, 15:38 Saving Trillions on Building Operating Costs Sanjeevv Bhatia, CEO of IoT and AI based building automation solutions provider Netix Global, explains how Building Management Systems can optimise operational expenditure from day one.   Building management systems (BMS) and building automation systems (BAS) are the backbone of a real-estate portfolio’s lifecycle.   Often cited…

Energy Management

Seamlessly Integrating Distributed Energy Assets

23.02.2021, 00:41 Seamlessly Integrating Distributed Energy Assets An Advanced Microgrid Control solution from Siemens subsidiary Russelectric allows facilities to participate in grid market transactions.   Operated by the company’s transfer switches, switchgear, and power controllers, the solution provide hardware, data, and control integration of a facility’s onsite demand and generation assets to optimize power loads…

Energy Management

Why Energy Resilience Matters

17.02.2021, 09:30 Why Energy Resilience Matters Siemens UK is calling on manufacturers to bolster their energy resilience by addressing risks associated with ageing plant. Toby Horne, senior lead for Siemens Energy Resilience, explains: “Critical electrical power equipment, which has accumulated over decades, forms a significant backbone of today’s manufacturing industry.  “Either housed in a single…

News

EV Charging Enhances Renewable Microgrid

11.01.2021, 15:54 EV Charging Enhances Renewable Microgrid Siemens business and manufacturer of commercial distributed energy and microgrid control systems, Russelectric, has added electrical vehicle charging capabilities at its Hingham, Massachusetts, facility.   In 2017, Russelectric installed a renewable, hybrid microgrid at its Hingham location, consisting of grid power, a solar photovoltaic power generation system, an…

Automation & AI

Siemens Campus Erlangen Lighting Installation

14.12.2020, 18:22 Siemens Campus Erlangen Lighting Installation A new lighting solution from LEDVANCE has been installed at Siemens Campus Erlangen in Bavaria to provide ordinance-compliant intelligent lighting in office spaces that are used for a variety of purposes. The luminaires were adapted to the existing architectural conditions and integrated into the existing ceiling concept for…

Education

Neutralising the Covid-19 Threat

14.12.2020, 17:47 Neutralising the Covid-19 Threat An interactive smart buildings game from Siemens empowers Key Stage 3 students (11 to 14 year olds) to learn more about Covid-19 and health and safety. Set in a shopping centre against the backdrop of the COVID-19 outbreak, ‘Neutralise the Threat’ challenges students to consider key public health and…

Blog

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint this Christmas

08.12.2020, 14:43 Reduce Your Carbon Footprint this Christmas Advice from Siemens on how households can lower their carbon footprint over the festive season. From Christmas trees to cards and presents, and of course a Christmas dinner, we go through a whopping amount of resources at Christmas. As well as our waistlines getting a little bigger…

Education

Grid Edge Study Reveals Climate Change Preparedness

25.11.2020, 13:41 Grid Edge Study Reveals Climate Change Preparedness A new grid edge study by Siemens Smart Infrastructure, Technische Universität Berlin and the University of Oxford compares the effectiveness of policies introduced by different countries as they transition energy provision in response to climate change. Energy generation is increasingly relying on renewables, and formerly passive…

Environment

What’s in Store in 2021?

Carl Ennis, Chief Executive of Siemens plc and Siemens Smart Infrastructure, makes his predictions for 2021 as he shuts the door on a year which has been dominated by Covid-19. Since my appointment as Chief Executive of Siemens plc and Siemens Smart Infrastructure in December 2019, most of my life has been dominated by Covid-19.…

Blog

Approaching Decarbonisation

18.11.2020, 13:02 Approaching Decarbonisation Faye Bowser, Head of Siemens Energy Solutions, provides guidance on the measures businesses can take to decarbonise. Decarbonisation is a clear global target and there is a growing urgency for businesses to act. If they don’t, they risk exposing themselves to potential risks from policy-driven increased operating costs, increased energy costs…

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