The Schwedenkai in Kiel, Germany.
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A major port in northern Germany is using technology from Siemens to monitor energy use, with the cloud-based system collating a wide-range of data which could help teams there to improve operations.
The project focuses on the Port of Kiel’s shore power system, which enables ships to connect to an onshore power plant rather than use their own generators, helping to boost air and noise quality in the process.
In a statement Thursday, Siemens said the tech — whose implementation was overseen by Siemens Smart Infrastructure — enabled energy consumption to be monitored at several key sites: the shore power…