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  • Jul 16, 2015 12:10 pm EDT
    Tony McDowell, Plant Manager, Siemens Fort Madison, Iowa
    A report released today by the American Wind Energy Association confirms what we know well at Siemens’ wind turbine blade facility in Fort Madison, Iowa: In addition to being a source of clean, abundant and affordable energy, wind energy also drives manufacturing jobs in the Hawkeye State.Across the country, there are about 73,000 workers in the wind industry, with roughly 500 wind-related manufacturing sites. That includes the Siemens plant in Fort Madison.more...
  • Jul 2, 2015 11:00 am EDT
    Eric A. Spiegel, President and CEO, Siemens USA
    As we celebrate the Fourth of July with our friends and family, we recognize the courageous men and women who return to civilian life having served on behalf of the United States as well as those service members who live on in our memories.With locations in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, Siemens is proud to demonstrate a continued commitment to training and hiring our U.S. military veterans. In fact, since signing on to Joining Forces just four years ago, we’ve already more thanmore...
  • Jun 15, 2015 11:00 am EDT
    Jacob N. Andersen, CEO Onshore Americas, Siemens Wind Power and Renewables Division
    Global Wind Day provides a prime opportunity to highlight the prominent role wind is playing in America’s energy revolution. Wind power is more affordable, more reliable and more abundant than ever before.The U.S. leads the world in the amount of electricity that is produced by wind, with more than 180 billion kWh in 2014.more...
  • May 21, 2015 1:06 pm EDT
    Jacob Andersen, CEO, Onshore Americas, Siemens Wind Power and Renewables Division
    With the wind industry being the country’s fastest growing energy industry, it’s no surprise we’ve been seeing a rising whirlwind of wind energy discussion over the past couple of years.According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Iowa just ranked number one in wind generation – and Siemens is proud to deliver 70% of all new wind capacity in the last five years.more...
  • Jul 8, 2014 10:08 am EDT
    Mark Albenze, CEO of Siemens Wind Power Onshore Americas
    I am pleased to report that recently, Siemens reached a significant milestone of 10 gigawatts (GW) of installed wind power capacity in the Americas.  Did you know that is the equivalent of powering three million households in New York City? The wind industry has experienced tremendous growth over the last decade, and Siemens is proud of the confidence our customers have shown in our technology and service capabilities.  As a result, we have been able to invest significantly in themore...
  • Dec 16, 2013 12:31 pm EST
    Mark Albenze, CEO of Siemens Energy, Wind Power Americas
    At  a celebration today at Siemens’ Fort Madison, Iowa, wind blade manufacturing plant, I had the proud honor of confirming that the order we recently received from MidAmerican Energy for the supply of 448 wind turbines was the largest single order for onshore wind power awarded globally to date.  In addition to supplying the turbines, Siemens will also provide service and maintenance. more...
  • Sep 19, 2013 11:36 am EDT
    Tim O. Holt, CEO Service Renewables, Energy Service Division, Siemens Energy
    It’s undeniable that wind power is increasingly helping to provide clean energy for homes and businesses throughout the U.S. and the Americas. It goes without saying that all those massive wind machines need skilled technicians to help keep the turbines humming and the blades spinning. To ensure wind technicians have the right skills and safety training, my company, Siemens Energy, has built a new, state-of-the-art wind service training center in Orlando, Florida. Today, the centermore...