Chicagoland is home to nearly 2,500 Siemens employees, including its North American headquarters for Siemens Building Technologies and a new downtown R&D software hub for building automation. Helping the city reach the next level of power security and resilience, Siemens partnered with Chicago-based ComEd on the first utility-operated microgrid cluster in the nation, expected to serve over 1,000 customers.
Developing IoT Applications for Buildings
Tapping Talent in Chicago
The Siemens Building Technologies R&D Software Hub develops a growing portfolio of cloud and IoT applications to support the company’s building management and automation platforms.
Chicago is also home to Siemens Building Technologies North American Headquarters, which includes an assembly plant, R&D center, engineering labs, and other factory operations.
The First Utility-Operated Microgrid Cluster in the Nation
Siemens is working with Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) to build a microgrid cluster in Bronzeville, Illinois, that will serve over 1,000 customers, including the Chicago Police Department.
Using Siemens microgrid management software, Chicago-based utility partner ComEd will take a significant step forward in redefining America’s energy landscape, namely how to use distributed grid architecture to power the city as reliably, resiliently, and efficiently as possible.
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