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Siemens and IBM Team on Cloud-based Building Energy Management Solutions

February 23, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering, Energy

Today, the Siemens Buildings Technologies Division and IBM (NYSE:IBM) announced cloud-based solutions that will leverage Siemens' building expertise and IBM Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities to maximize the potential of connected buildings and the data…

Europe’s Longest Driverless Subway Goes Into Operation in Barcelona

February 12, 2016 - in Construction, Corporate, Rail

In Barcelona, the extension of the driverless metro Line 9 has gone into operation. The some 20-kilometer-long line connects the university in the center…

Retractable Gap Filler to be Part of Brightline Passenger Rail Service

February 8, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Rail

MIAMI, Feb. 8, 2016 – Brightline announced today that its new trains will be the first in the United States to utilize retractable gap fillers, making…

Siemens to Introduce New Version of its Desigo CC Building Management Platform

February 5, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Energy, Sensors

Frankfurt, Feb. 5, 2016—Under the motto "Make your building more livable," Siemens will show at the light+building trade fair from March 13 to 18, 2016 how commercial buildings can be comfortable while also offering economical operation. One of the highlights…

Education for Sustainability’s Sake

January 27, 2016 - in Buildings, Energy

By Jean Chui Energy efficiency and sustainability are at the heart of the philosophy on education of the United World College South East Asia (UWCSEA). From the facilities to its curriculum and student-led projects, the school made a big effort to green all…

Brightline Train Passenger Shells Complete

January 26, 2016 - in Construction, Rail

Sacramento, Calif., Jan. 26, 2016—Brightline and Siemens announced today that the first stainless steel passenger coach car shell for the new train service has been completed, reaching a major milestone in the construction of the trains. More than 70 employees…

Siemens to Present New Products for Smart and Energy-Efficient Buildings

January 21, 2016 - in Buildings, Products

Frankfurt, Jan. 21, 2016—Under the motto "Make your building more livable," Siemens will show at the light+building trade fair from March 13 to 18, 2016 how commercial buildings can be comfortable while also offering economical operation. Encompassing 1,100…

Siemens to Electrify Metro Lines in Peru

January 20, 2016 - in Construction, Projects, Rail

Siemens was contracted by Ansaldo STS to electrify the entire metro line 2 as well as the roughly 8‑kilometer-long first phase of line 4 in Lima. The two new metro lines will connect additional city districts and the international airport to the capital's…

Siemens to Equip Line 4 of the Metro Paris for Driverless Operation

January 7, 2016 - in Corporate, Rail, Sensors

Siemens received an order from the Paris public transport operator RATP (Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens) to equip the 27 stations of Paris Metro Line 4 with signaling and operations control systems. Fully automatic operation can increase the capacity…

Berlin to Replace Trains on the S-Bahn

December 28, 2015 - in Corporate, Rail

S-Bahn Berlin GmbH has signed a framework contract with the consortium of Stadler Pankow GmbH and Siemens for the delivery of up to 1,380 vehicles. A firm order was placed for the first 106 trains. The 85 four-section and 21 two-section trains have a high…