The Minnesota Municipal Power Agency has shelved the 44MW Shell Rock wind project in Freeborn County

The Minnesota Municipal Power Agency has shelved the 44MW Shell Rock wind project in Freeborn County. Avant Energy is developer and agent for project owner MMPA, which represents a dozen municipal electricity companies. The state Public Utilities Commission issued a site permit in December 2011 that required construction to begin by December 2013. The proponent…

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Wireless data transmission in steelworks cuts costs and improves product quality

Simetal Wiplant integrates mobile equipment in automation network of steelworks Additional data improves process management and condition-based maintenance Easier implementation of measuring points that are difficult to reach with cables Can be used to track and identify mobile components Simetal Wiplant is a new platform developed by Siemens Metals Technologies for wireless data transmission in…

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Siemens receives major order for turnkey power plant project in Argentina

TurnkeyconstructionoftheGuillermoBrownpowerstation Two F-class gas turbines with a plant capacity of approximately 580 MW Total order volume for Siemens is valued at approximately USD 800 million Siemens Energy received an order from Argentina for the turnkey construction of the Guillermo Brown thermoelectric power plant. The customer is Fideicomiso Central Termoelectrica Guillermo Brown S.A. The core of…

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Industrial rack PC with performance boost

Latest PC technology with performance boost for 19-inch industrial rack PC • Low power loss, high computing and graphics performance  High system availability and data security  Flexible use as workstation or server The Siemens Industry Automation Division has equipped its new 19-inch industrial rack PC, Simatic IPC547E, with powerful fourth generation Intel Core processors and…

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Siemens brings world-record efficiency to Asia: Dangjin 3 power plant handed over

Most efficient fossil-fired power plant in Asia goes online  Efficiency more than 60 percent, capacity more than 400 MW Completedjustundertwoweeksbeforethecontractuallyagreeddate Siemens Energy and its partner, GS Engineering & Construction (GS E&C), handed over the most efficient fossil-fired power plant in Asia to the South Korean power utility GS EPS Co. Ltd. The handover of Dangjin…

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All-in-one fire safety

Compact, complete fire safety system for small enclosures with a volume up to 120 m3 Aspirating smoke detectors for fast and reliable fire detection Sinorix Silent Nozzle for quiet and safe extinguishing Environmentally friendly 3M Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid With Sinorix Compact, the Siemens Building Technologies division is launching a complete fire safety system…

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Siemens powers El Segundo Energy Center with second Flex-Plant in the U.S.A.

El Segundo Energy Center in California officially inaugurated Two Flex-PlantTM-10 combined cycle power islands from Siemens Energy Installed capacity 550 megawatts (MW) for efficient and flexible electricity 300 megawatts (MW) in less than 10 minutes Power for approximately 450,000 homes in California NRG Energy Inc. and Siemens Energy Inc. dedicated the El Segundo Energy Center…

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