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Electric Flight Takes Off

An electrically-powered aerobatic aircraft manufactured by Extra Aircraft has successfully undergone its maiden flight. Its record-setting motor was developed by Siemens.
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by Ulrich Kreutzer

An electric aircraft motor unveiled by Siemens in 2015 is a true powerhouse. Weighing only 50 kilograms, it generates 260 kilowatts of power, resulting in an unprecedented power-to-weight ratio. And that’s not the only reason it will make aviation history. Siemens experts also installed the motor and its entire power train into a two-seater aircraft, the Extra 330LE.

Environmentally Friendly Transformers for America’s Largest Reservoir

Siemens will deliver 14 power transformers to the Glen Canyon Dam power plant at Lake Powell in Arizona. A special feature of the transformers is that they contain a biodegradable insulating fluid.
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by Christine Rüth

Siemens will deliver 14 power transformers to the Glen Canyon Dam power plant at Lake Powell in Arizona. A special feature of the transformers is that they contain a biodegradable insulating fluid.

Smart Cities: Siemens’ New Headquarters

by Sandra Zistl
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Siemens’ new headquarters complex in the heart of Munich will use 90 percent less electricity, 75 percent less water, and generate 90 percent less CO2 than its predecessor. What’s more, it is already one of the most modern and sustainable office complexes in the world.

Siemens and Gamesa to Merge Wind Businesses to Create a Leading Wind Power Player

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  • Siemens and Gamesa have signed binding agreements to merge Siemens' wind business with Gamesa
  • Businesses are highly complementary with regard to markets, products and technology and will create great value to customers and shareholders
  • Siemens to hold a 59 percent stake and consolidate the merged company and existing Gamesa shareholders to hold 41 percent
  • Gamesa shareholders to receive a cash payment of €3.75 per share funded by Siemens
  • Annual EBIT synergies of around €230 million expected
  • The combined company will have its legal domicile and global headquarters in Spain and will remain listed in Spain; headquarters for the onshore division will be in Spain and for the offshore division will be in Germany and Denmark
  • Merged company will maintain its strong presence in current markets
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  • Siemens and Gamesa have signed binding agreements to merge Siemens' wind business with Gamesa
  • Businesses are highly complementary with regard to markets, products and technology and will create great value to customers and shareholders
  • Siemens to hold a 59 percent stake and consolidate the merged company and existing Gamesa shareholders to hold 41 percent
  • Gamesa shareholders to receive a cash payment of €3.75 per share funded by Siemens
  • Annual EBIT synergies of around €230 million expected
  • The combined company will have its legal domicile and global headquarters in Spain and will remain listed in Spain; headquarters for the onshore division will be in Spain and for the offshore division will be in Germany and Denmark
  • Merged company will maintain its strong presence in current markets

Siemens and Valeo Join Forces for Global Leadership in Powertrains for Electric Cars

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  • Form a 50:50 joint venture in high-voltage powertrains for electric cars
  • Strong partners with complementary scope and portfolio
  • New joint venture becomes strong player in the fast growing market of automotive electrification
  • Focus to provide innovative and affordable high-voltage components and systems for electric cars in global mass markets
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  • Form a 50:50 joint venture in high-voltage powertrains for electric cars
  • Strong partners with complementary scope and portfolio
  • New joint venture becomes strong player in the fast growing market of automotive electrification
  • Focus to provide innovative and affordable high-voltage components and systems for electric cars in global mass markets

Siemens' New Corporate Headquarters, Munich

Environmental friendliness and energy efficiency are playing a key role: the new building will meet the world's highest sustainability standards.
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Construction of the new Siemens headquarters building at Wittelsbacherplatz in Munich is virtually complete. When it opens its doors in 2016, the building will provide a modern, inspiring work environment for up to 1,200 employees. Environmental friendliness and energy efficiency are playing a key role: the new building will meet the world's highest sustainability standards. In 2010, Siemens and the city of Munich announced the launch of the construction project and organized an architectural competition.

Join the 2016 #CleanEnergyU Earth Day Dialogue

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April 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Join the 2016 #CleanEnergyU virtual Twitter dialogue this Earth Day, April 22 from 12-4 ET, where students and national clean energy and White House leaders will engage directly in conversation with each one another.  They will share creative ideas on delivering the Paris promise of a future “well below 2 degrees.”

Siemens and Airbus Sign Long-Term Cooperation Agreement in the Field of Hybrid Electric Propulsion Systems

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  • Both companies take significant joint development decision
  • Assemble joint development team of some 200 employees
  • Target: breakthrough innovation in aerospace e-mobility
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  • Both companies take significant joint development decision
  • Assemble joint development team of some 200 employees
  • Target: breakthrough innovation in aerospace e-mobility

What Makes Large Cities More Livable and Helps People Navigate Them Smoothly?

Zhuhai's intelligent traffic management system (TMS) by Siemens makes traffic smoother. Its comprehensive traffic information platform makes the city easier to navigate and more livable.
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Siemens built a green traffic intelligent system specifically for Zhuhai, which creatively combines the green traffic concept with the traffic management system, and helps Zhuhai to be a world leading intelligent, green, environment friendly city.

Click here to learn more about green traffic and smart travel in Zhuhai.

Siemens Proves Pioneer Position Delivering Green Solutions in the Shipbuilding Industry

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Scandinavia is the first region in the world to rely increasingly on battery-powered, and thus environmentally friendly, technologies in the shipbuilding industry. After "Ampere", the world's first electrical ferry in Norway, Siemens has received a follow-up order of the Finnish shipping company FinFerries. Ampere was put into operation in Norway in May 2015, and has traveled a distance equivalent to more than 1.5 times around the equator. With the change from diesel propulsion to battery, Norwegian ship owner Norled has reduced the cost of fuel by 60 percent.

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