From the wind turbine to the distribution grids: Siemens has fanned out its solutions for the wind power sector as broadly as the challenges facing the energy turnaround. From September 15 to 18 the company will be presenting its wind technology at the Husum Wind 2015 trade fair, ranging from generating electricity from wind and feeding power into the grid to solutions for distribution and energy storage.
This year, Siemens' stand A10 in Hall 2 will focus primarily on cost-cutting and digitalization across the entire wind power value chain. The company is appearing under the motto: "WINDforce: Adding Value to Your Wind Business"
Siemens will be showing its latest products and developments, starting with the Model SWT-3.3-130 wind turbine which, currently undergoing trial testing, is set to deliver the highest efficiency rate for sites offering low and medium wind speeds already in 2017.
Load management systems and energy storage – battery storage systems as well as electrolysis systems – are aimed at lowering future costs of distributing and integrating wind power into the grids. Siemens will also be exhibiting energy-efficient ways in which wind turbines are being automated: The multi-level Wind SCADA System is well suited for wind turbine manufacturers as well as for independent service-providers.
Busbar trunking systems and transformers as well as medium- and low-voltage switchgear equipment specially designed for use in wind farms ensure safe, reliable and efficient power distribution and feed into the grid. At Husum Siemens is also presenting integrated and harmonized protection, switching, measuring and monitoring devices that provide efficient distribution.
Remote maintenance and modern service concepts help to lower operating costs. Siemens is furthermore showing how technical solutions enable sensible further development of established marketing models – from electricity trading to operating reserve. Digitalization offers a wide range of control options with which Siemens is shaping its responses to the challenges of the energy transition.
"The close proximity to our customers Germany makes the Husum Wind exhibition an outstanding event for us," says Dr. Markus Tacke, CEO of Siemens' Wind Power and Renewables Division. "There, we show our entire range of solutions for advanced markets in which wind power is already delivering a substantial share of the power supply. At this trade show we focus on technologies that contribute to stabilizing grids and lowering costs."
Please notice Siemens lunch & learn press event in Husum: Wednesday, September 16, 12:30 to 13:30 in Room 4 of the HUSUM Wind Conference Center.
This press event (in English) centers on the latest technology used to feed wind energy into the grid. In clear and concise presentations, Siemens experts will demonstrate how voltage and frequency are kept stable. In addition we want to invite you to a buffet lunch. Registration-link: http://www.tilmeld.dklunchandlearn
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For further information on Siemens' Wind Power and Renewables Division, please go to: www.siemens.com/wind
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world'''s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is No. 1 in offshore wind turbine construction, a leading supplier of combined cycle turbines for power generation, a major provider of power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. The company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. In fiscal 2014, which ended on September 30, 2014, Siemens generated revenue from continuing operations of €71.9 billion and net income of €5.5 billion. At the end of September 2014, the company had around 343,000 employees worldwide.
Further information is available on the Internet at www.siemens.com
Reference Number: PR20150900328WPEN
Mr. Bernd Eilitz
Wind Power and Renewables Division
Tel: +49 (40) 2889-8842
Bernd Eilitz | Siemens Wind Power and Renewables
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