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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations by Siemens

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations by Siemens

As part of Gridweek 2010, Siemens Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SI) announced the launch of its new line of electric vehicle (EV) charging station products. Highlighting an easy-to-use, wall-mountable 7.2-kW single-outputstation that can be used for both residential and commercialapplications Siemens will offer three models. In conjunction with Coulomb Technologies’ Chargepoint Network, the charging station’s features

BrightSource Energy Signs Supply Contracts With Siemens

BrightSource Energy Inc., a developer of utility-scale solar thermal power plants, has signed contracts with Siemens to purchase two steam turbine generators for use at its Ivanpah SolarElectric Generating System. BrightSource Energy has now ordered allthree steam turbines to be used at its Ivanpah project. Thecontract is for the supply of two 133 MW steam

Siemens Building Three PV Plants In Italy

Siemens Energy has received an order for the turnkey construction ofthree photovoltaic plants in Italy from Viridis Energia, a joint venture between Echidna SPA and La.G.I. SRL. With a combined rating of 3 MW, the three solar power plants will be built in the Marche region,between the provinces of Macerata and Ancona. As the generalcontractor,

Siemens Introduces Solar Safety Switch

Siemens Industry Inc. has introduced a heavy-duty,UL-listed, three-pole solar disconnect switch that is able tocontrol three separate 600 VDC circuits. Available in 30-, 60- and100-amp ratings, the Solar Photovoltaic Type VBII Safety Switch lowersequipment and installation costs by doing the work of three traditionalswitches in similar solar applications, according to the company. The switch uses

Siemens Raises Stake In Archimede Solar Energy

Siemens Energy has increased its stake in solarthermal specialist Archimede Solar Energy SRL, a joint venture betweenAngelantoni Industries SPA and Siemens, from 28% to 45%, effective May1. The purchase price of the shares was not disclosed. Theobjective of the investment is to accelerate the setup of solar receiver production in Massa Martana, Umbria, Siemens says.

Statkraft, Siemens Plan 40 MW Of PV In Italy

Siemens Energy and Norway-based utility Statkraft have signed an agreement to build solar plants in Italy with a total capacity of 40 MW. Underthe framework agreement, Siemens will perform the engineering, projectmanagement and turnkey construction of the photovoltaic plants. Theexclusive agreement includes Statkraft’s project pipeline forphotovoltaic plants in Italy. Construction of the first solar plant

Semprius, Siemens to advance innovative solar energy technology

Semprius Inc. and Siemens Industry Inc. have entered into a jointdevelopment agreement to co-develop and deploy plug-and-playdemonstration systems based on Semprius’ Solar Module Arrays andSiemens’ automation and control components. The systems areslated to be installed at numerous test sites around the world,including major utilities, commercial sites, international testlocations and government facilities. Semprius Solar ModuleArrays offer

Siemens Launches New Solar Inverter

Siemens Industry Inc.has introduced the Sinvert PVS350T UL, a 350 kW solar inverter forphotovoltaic fields with 600 VDC input. The inverter featuresunder-over-voltage control, under-over-frequency control, open phasecontrol, grid synchronization and anti-islanding protection, whichdetects and isolates the system from grid failure under matched loadconditions. Built on the Sinvert platform, this inverter wasdesigned to meet UL standards

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Siemens Buys Solel for $418M

Siemens,the industrial giant from Germany, bought Solel, the grandaddy of solarthermal firms, for $418 million and it won’t likely be the last one ofthese types of deals. Solel focuses on trough systems, which gather heat from the sun inparabolic mirrors. The heat is then used to produce steam, which getsrun through a generator to produce

Siemens Acquires Solel Solar Systems

Siemens AG plans to purchasesolar thermal power company Solel Solar Systems Ltd. To date, themajority stake has been held by Ecofin Ltd., a London-based investmentfirm, and another major shareholder.Solel Solar Systems has aworkforce of over 500 and is one of the world’s two leading suppliersof solar receivers – key components of parabolic-trough power plants,Siemens notes.

Siemens to build solar-thermal plants across Israel

Arava, a subsidiary of Israel’s Global Sun Power, says the capital injection will allow it to begin work building the country’s first generation of large-scale solar-thermal farms in the desert regions between the Dead and Red Seas. The two companies will build an initial portfolio of PV arrays totalling 40MW. The first 4.9MW project is

Siemens On A Solar Streak

It’s the second Siemans-Israel solar news in as many months: the German energy giant Siemens, according to the Israeli business newspaper Globes, is not only interested in acquiring a stake in Solel Solar Systems, as we’d reported earlier, the company is believed to be negotiating a a second solar contract in Israel with Arava Power. The

Siemens Sharpens Solar Focus

German industrial giant Siemens is sharpening its focus on solar energy as it anticipates a €6bn ($8.3bn) shot in the arm to its environmental division, thanks to green-minded government stimulus packages.Siemens chief executive Peter Löscher says the company expects to notch up stimulus-linked orders topping €15bn between now and 2012. Some 40% of the windfall

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