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  • Apr 26, 2016 10:00 am EDT
    Kevin Yates, President, Siemens Energy Management
    Hannover Messe is the world’s largest industrial technology trade fair and it is fitting that the United States is serving as this year’s partner country as the U.S. and Germany deepen and broaden cooperation in shaping the new age of industry – combining Germany’s engineering prowess with America’s leadership in software. Siemens has been a Hannover Messe exhibitor since the inaugural fair in 1947, and with investments of $35 billion in the U.S. over the past 15 years, Siemens plays anmore...
  • Mar 31, 2016 3:00 pm EDT
    Mike Carlson, President, Siemens Digital Grid
    This week, I had the opportunity to speak at the annual Energy Thought Summit, known as ETS, in Austin, TX. The city is known for its music, barbeque, but more recently, Austin is making its mark with its forward-thinking attitude toward technology and innovation. So, it’s fitting that it was in Austin where many of the power industry’s most innovative thinkers converged for a three-day conversation around how we can make the most of today’s energy opportunities while also planning for themore...
  • Dec 7, 2015 10:00 am EST
    Kevin Yates, Head Siemens Energy Management Division and Dave Hopping, President, Siemens Building Technologies Division, North America
    Data centers form the backbone of practically every technology and industry. They are the critical, essential infrastructure that enable massive amounts of data being created every second to be shared across millions of connected devices. Often thought of as a room full of servers, a data center is much more than that. It relies on a complex infrastructure including electrical equipment, cooling, fire safety, and security solutions to run efficiently and reliably 24-7.more...
  • Nov 25, 2015 11:42 am EST
    Richard Boyd, Vice President, Siemens Transformers U.S.
    Transformers may not always be at the forefront of conversations around grid resiliency or security, but they play an essential role in protecting critical electrical systems and delivering reliable power to millions of Americans. This topic has become more important in the last year with the release of the Quadrennial Energy Review (QER), a report that focuses on the state of U.S. energy infrastructure. This report highlights the most important risks that already exist within the electricalmore...
  • Nov 5, 2015 3:30 pm EST
    Dennis Rodriguez, Siemens Chief City Executive for Los Angeles and Julia Thayne, Director, Urban Development
    Los Angeles.It has the two busiest ports in our nation.It hosts more tech jobs than any other urban region in the country.It is home to more manufacturing jobs than the entire state of Michigan.But, from water to telecommunications to transport to energy, its infrastructure is struggling to meet not only the region’s, but the State of California’s, future environmental and economic needs.Gary Toebben, L.A. Area Chamber President & CEO summed up L.A.’s infrastructure situation well:“Today,more...
  • Sep 28, 2015 2:00 pm EDT
    John Kovach, Global Head of Data Center Solutions, Siemens
    On any given day, we send 294 billion emails and watch 500 years’ worth of videos on YouTube. This astronomical exchange of information has become a natural part of our everyday lives and seems common place since we’re able to do it with the click of a button, but the infrastructure supporting our growing data sharing habits is anything but easy. Data centers around the world are critical to making our digital lives possible, but as the information we exchange every day continues to grow,more...
  • Sep 7, 2015 10:00 am EDT
    John Karczmarczyk, Vice President, Energy Management, Medium Voltage and Systems
    The electrical industry is constantly changing, making it essential to stay up-to-date on trends, technology, and innovation.It takes persistence to stay relevant on standards, patience to investigate problems, thoroughness in troubleshooting issues, and interest in learning new applications.But it takes someone with real passion to take the time and dedication to share and explain complex technical knowledge, information and data with others.more...
  • Aug 3, 2015 4:36 pm EDT
    Kevin Yates, Head of Siemens Energy Management Division
    Today, President Obama announced the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, which calls for a 30% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector by 2030, using 2005 levels as the baseline.  more...
  • Jul 17, 2015 12:03 pm EDT
    Chris King, Global Chief Regulatory Officer, Siemens Smart Grid Solutions
    As Seen In Siemens' Smart Grid Watch blogmore...
  • Jul 9, 2015 1:05 pm EDT
    Pat Wilkinson, Head of Siemens Energy Automation
    Today, it was announced that Siemens and our partners Booz Allen Hamilton and Power Analytics will study the technical and economic feasibility of installing community microgrids in cities across New York. We will partner with Baker Tilly, a consulting firm,  on one of the projects. These communities have each won $100,000 in microgrid funding through the NY Prize competition in order to evaluate how a microgrid could ensure power reliability, improve resiliency and preserve themore...