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Innovating for an Uncertain Energy Future: Interview with Siemens Energy CEO Randy Zwirn

March 18, 2014 by Jesse Jenkins
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Randy Zwirm Interview

A lot can change in the energy sector over the span of a decade. Just ask Randy Zwirn. As President and CEO of Siemens Energy, Inc. and CEO of the Energy Service Division of Siemens AG, Zwirn has to peer into the future every day as he manages decade-long development cycles.[read more]

Offshore Wind Energy Grows in Great Lakes, But Not in Ontario

March 10, 2013 by Tyler Hamilton
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offshore wind energy

The power crunch will come. Offshore wind, responsibly developed and set back far enough from the shore, could be an important part of Ontario’s clean energy mix.[read more]

Electric Vehicles, the New Frontier?

July 28, 2011 by Sheila Oliva

Last Thursday the U.S. space shuttle touched down for the last time, and a part of history came to an end. N.C. Senator Fletcher Hartsell, Jr., reflected that morning that “It’s sad to think we might have lost our vision a bit [in the space program]. But, when you look at the area [of electric vehicles], it says we might be finding it...[read more]

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Why We Must Still Innovate Around ALL Forms of Energy Supplies

May 13, 2011 by Uwe Schuetz
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Today, to ensure reliable, ecological and affordable energy supplies exist globally, the entire energy chain must be optimized - from the production and transport of oil and gas to the various types of power generation, transmission and distribution. This means we must look at all the ingredients of the energy mix...[read more]

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Moving Demand Response Forward

April 28, 2011 by Sachin Gupta
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Topics like "Smart Grid" and "smart meters" have practically become cocktail party conversation, but "demand response" can evoke spirited debate as well.“Demand response” is a topic that piques my interest. As a national business development manager for Siemens Energy, I work closely with utilities all over the United States facilitating...[read more]

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Interview: Siemens CTO on Building Energy-Efficient Cities

April 6, 2011 by Helmuth Ziegler
Siemens Energy CTO Dr. Michael Weinhold

At Hanover Fair I met Dr. Michael Weinhold, chief technology officer of Siemens Energy. Here are his thoughts on how to make cities more energy-efficient.[read more]

Feed in tariffs friend or foe?

January 20, 2011 by Damon Jones

As the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) draws to a close, I decided to tackle a topic that has been quietly popping up in many of the discussions and panel sessions this week.  In many places the topic of feed in tariffs is under heated debate.  I have always been an advocate of free markets, and the case has long been made...[read more]

Irish Lessons in Wind Power

January 18, 2011 by Damon Jones
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As more and more wind turbines have been installed and put into service the various asset owners have been gaining experience in some of the ins and outs of utilizing this technology for bulk power generation. One of the more interesting perspectives I have come across lately was articulated by Mr. Eamon Ryan, Ireland's Minister for...[read more]

Siemens energy plan: Diversify

January 28, 2010 by Marc Gunther

When it comes to the energy, Randy Zwirn doesn’t play favorites. As CEO of the global energy service division of Siemens and president of Siemens Energy, Zwirn has a stake in the coal, nuclear, gas, wind and solar industries, as well as the smart grid and transmission business. Listen to the podcast: It’s a big stake, too. When...[read more]