in News Departments > FYI
print the content item

Siemens has released its earnings report for the first fiscal quarter (Q1) of this year.

The company's Energy segment reported a profit of 567 million euros, up 12% year over year. Siemens' Wind Power division recorded a profit of 52 million euros for Q1, compared to a loss a year earlier.

Key factors in the increase included higher revenue, positive effects related to project completions, and settlement of a claim related to an offshore wind farm project, Siemens says. Revenue in the company's Wind Power segment rose 27% compared to revenue from the first fiscal quarter of 2012, as the division continued to work off its order backlog in both Europe/CAME and the Americas.

However, Siemens says its wind power orders were down 25% year over year, due, in part, to concerns about expiring tax incentives in the U.S. at the end of 2012.

On a regional basis, Siemens saw significant revenue growth in the Americas in all of its divisions, which more than offset a moderate decline in the Europe/CAME region, where only the Wind Power segment posted an increase.


Mortenson Construction_id2024

Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Canadian Wind Industry Urges For More Federal Support

The Canadian Wind Energy Association says the country's federal government, once a big industry supporter, should again back wind power.


Wind And Solar Helped California Grid During Challenging Summer

According to the California Independent System Operator, the state suffered from heat waves and drought this year, and wind power played a "significant role" in keeping the lights on.


Recapping The Wind Industry's Third-Quarter Deals

Mercom Capital Group recaps investment and merger and acquisition activity during July, August and September.


Yearly Installed Capacity Figures Already Beat 2013 Numbers, More Wind On The Way: AWEA

While the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) lobbies Congress to extend the production tax credit, the association notes wind projects now under construction signal a vibrant 2015.


Yahoo Inks Contract To Buy Kansas Wind Power

The Internet company plans to log in to the Alexander wind project, which is being built by community developer OwnEnergy.

Renewable NRG_id1934
Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015
Canwea_id1984
BG 2015DblBox_id2032