Three contracts worth £990m awarded for UK-Denmark power link

The Viking Link interconnector will be the longest in the world and enable the sharing of renewable energy between the two countries

Rolls-Royce to land Siemens’ electric aerospace business

The deal is expected to be completed towards the end of 2019 following employee consultation

Siemens pilots virtual power plant project in Finland

Its software intelligently balances electrical loads from buildings that have been connected in a microgrid, incorporating renewable energy and battery storage

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Overhead electric lines help emissions reductions keep on truckin’

Siemens’ eHighway technology has been put into action on a 6.2-mile stretch of the autobahn in Germany

Siemens to spin off gas and power division

It intends to create a ‘new major player’ on the energy market with a business volume of £26bn

LNG-to-power facility in Brazil granted $288m

The project consists of a 1.3GW CCGT plant, an LNG import terminal, a transmission line and the expansion of an existing substation

Qatar’s second largest power plant fired up

The Umm Al Houl power station is expected to deliver almost a quarter of the country’s electricity

Siemens to launch smart pay-as-you-go service for district heating

The cloud-based software is expected to reduce costs by £1m over 10 years

Intelligent traffic control pilot reduces air pollution in Munich

Around 40% of drivers opted for a more eco-friendly route around the city

Siemens to buy KACO new energy’s inverter business

KACO new energy manufactures inverters for solar and battery storage applications