Boeing, Siemens Partner to Provide DoD with Smart Grid Technologies; Marks Comments

Judy Marks, Siemens

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Siemens (NYSE: SI) have entered a strategic alliance to develop and market “smart grid” technologies that improve the U.S. Defense Department‘s energy access and security.

Boeing’s defense, space and security unit will work with Siemens’ U.S. subsidiary Siemens Corporation.

The companies said the alliance will draw on Boeing’s expertise in complex systems and technologies and Siemens’ global energy management capabilities.

The companies’ U.S. military installation designs will aim to :

  • implement economical energy-efficient analysis, control and automation tools
  • use smart energy controls to provide real-time data to manage energy use
  • integrate renewable energy sources and storage.

“Siemens is the only company worldwide that provides its customers with energy-efficient technologies that enable ‘smart’ production, transmission and consumption, ” said Judy Marks, head of Siemens U.S. federal business. “The Siemens and Boeing team has a vision for the United States’ energy future, and we’re committed to helping the DoD achieve unprecedented levels of power reliability, quality, efficiency and energy independence.”

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