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Newsletter 06.2018

  • When grid stabilization gets wheels
  • How Do I know whether DC Technology in Medium Voltage Is the Right Solution for My Power Transmission Task?
  • Siemens black-start technology to provide critical back-up for San Francisco's power grid
  • Siemens commissions world's largest STATCOM installation for PGCIL
  • Wind farm places the first SF6-free Siemens high-voltage switchgear (GIS) into operation
  • Transformers meet connectivity: Siemens introduces Sensformer at Hannover Messe


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  • Nemo Link: Best practice in environmental protection, health management and safety
  • Solutions and concepts to support the digital transformation
  • Every bit counts - Toward an electrified planet
  • The conductor: leading the digital transformation
  • Siemens to provide transformers for HVDC link between England and France
  • The world's first HVDC transformer passes the test for ±1,100 kV level
  • E-world energy & water 2018 February 6 - 8, 2018, Essen (Germany)
  • 2018 IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition (T&D) April 16 - 19, 2018, Denver (USA)


  • MVDC PLUS: Managing the future grid
  • Seismic safety for UHVDC equipment
  • Siemens providing first-of-its-kind grid stability technology to Dominion Energy in the US
  • Siemens overhauls 15 converter transformers at Cahora Bassa HVDC link in Mozambique
  • India’s Energy Transition
  • Grid access solutions: New TenneT order
  • Grid access solutions: Connecting roughly 5 million households
  • Behind India’s leap forward
  • New test center for DC technology


  • Powering 21st century Thailand
  • Power grids - Just the FACTS
  • Siemens stabilizes India's power transmission grid with large-scale SVC systems
  • SVC PLUS - Stabilizing India’s power grid further
  • HVDC solutions for an efficient, low-loss AC/DC hybrid grid
  • Siemens will improve resilience of the Saudi Arabian power grid with mobile substations
  • HVDC ElecLink: Siemens wins order for HVDC link between Great Britain and France
  • HVDC COBRAcable: TenneT: “Works starts in Eemshaven on COBRAcable – a ‘green’ subsea electricity highway between the Netherlands and Denmark
  • Milestone for Siemens Egypt megaproject: First substations ready for operation


  • Pushing back the boundaries of HVDC Classic
  • Expanding substation in challenging areas: Portable Power Solutions
  • Intelligent technology needs clever service – for a lifetime
  • Amprion and Elia award Siemens with HVDC contract for ALEGrO interconnector
  • Picture of the future: Giving the Grid an Advanced Backbone
  • Picture of the future: Making Major Projects Possible
  • Power Engineering Guide


  • First HVDC User Conference
  • Siemens @ CIGRE incl. papers
  • Siemens receives order to deliver world's first 1,100 kV HVDC transformers
  • Largest Statcom reactive power compensation project in India
  • New Offshore Transformer Module (OTM) for Scottish wind farm
  • Siemens supports TSOs in Europe with consistent network planning
  • Siemens wins another service order for the Veja Mate offshore project