Image - Siemens Wins Contract to Help NPS Achieve Energy Savings

Siemens Wins Contract to Help NPS Achieve Energy Savings

The National Park Service (NPS) has awarded Siemens a $29 million contract to implement energy and water conservation measures at 13 of our nation’s most important sites in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. National Mall and Memorial Parks, Antietam and Manassas National Battlefields, Rock Creek Park and Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts are among the regional landmarks to be upgraded by Siemens to help the NPS achieve signif...

Smart Grids - Oct 23, 2014


Image - Siemens Signs Two Long-Term Wind Service Agreements in the U.S.

Siemens Signs Two Long-Term Wind Service Agreements in the U.S.

Siemens has signed two long-term wind service and maintenance agreements covering 132 SWT-2.3 turbines at two wind projects in Washington State, USA. Summit Power Group, LLC, based in Seattle, Washington (managing member of White Creek Wind I, LLC “White Creek” and asset manager of Harvest Wind Project “Harvest Wind”) represented the two projects. Under terms of the agreements, Siemens will provide an additional 15 years of service and main...

Wind - Oct 16, 2014


Image - Green Power Floods Japan Grid As Premium Prices Bite

Green Power Floods Japan Grid As Premium Prices Bite

Japan's utilities say they are being swamped by green power because of rules forcing them to buy up every last watt produced from renewable sources, as new generating companies seek to cash in on premium prices. Power firms say the grid does not have enough capacity to cope with the rocketing levels of electricity that is coming from a growing number of solar power facilities, possibly risking blackouts. Yet critics point out that ...

Smart Grids - Oct 15, 2014