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Welcome to CWIEME News 041!
This week in the news we are pleased to announce the launch of Women in Power Systems (WPS), a first community that aims to support and advocate equity, diversity, and inclusion of women in the power industry, founded by women for, but not only for women.
We also share news on Siemens Energy’s new production facility in Berlin, how GM are expanding efforts to ensure sustainability in the EV supply chain, how start-ups are looking to electrify fossil-fuel cars and on Daimler’s supervisory board signing off a 60 bln euro investment plan for Mercedes-Benz.
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Women’s Networking: Interview with Brenda Méndez, Siemens Energy Mexico
CWIEME are proud to be partnering with Women in Power Systems (WPS), a first community that aims to support and advocate equity, diversity, and inclusion of women in the power industry. In the first edition they feature an interview with Brenda Méndez, Siemens Energy Mexico.
NEW FOR 2022 - CWIEME’s Evolution Zone
The CWIEME Evolution Zone is the place to exhibit if your company is showcasing new technology. Whether you offer new products or improved processes, the Evolution Zone has been designed to help you stand out and attract the relevant buyers for you.
Siemens Energy announces new production facility in Berlin
Siemens Energy have announced that they are investing over €60 million in a new production facility in Berlin. The new factory will be a switchgear plant around 6,200 m2 in size and will focus on manufacturing vacuum interrupters, which are an integral part of the company’s new Blue Portfolio.
Announcing Transformers Magazine’s Industry Navigator Report
Transformers Magazine recently conducted industry-wide research with more than 50 important questions about technology and business development, covering the entire value chain. The results of this research are presented in this unique report, which provides the most accurate, unbiased insights to corporate management and management responsible for technology and market development.
Daimler supervisory board signs off 60 bln euro investment plan for Mercedes-Benz
Daimler's supervisory board signed off an investment plan worth over 60 billion euros ($67.88 billion) for Mercedes-Benz Cars & Vans between 2022 and 2026. The statement said that the luxury vehicle maker aims to be at the forefront of electric vehicle production and software following the listing.
GM expands efforts to ensure sustainability in the EV supply chain
General Motors has joined the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA), supporting efforts to certify sustainability and human rights in the EV supply chain. As electric vehicle demand expands globally, GM has further committed to the responsible sourcing of the mined battery materials following a number of other commitments in recent times.
Saving the dinosaurs: Startups drive to electrify fossil-fuel cars
You can save your Porsche 911, Mustang or your Renault Clio from the museum of combustion engine history.
That's the message from European and American startups seeking to carve out roles in the auto transition by converting the dinosaurs of the fossil-fuel age into clean electric vehicles.