Siemens Energy has secured a $16 billion guarantee deal from the German government, banks, and Siemens AG, its parent company. The deal is expected to help the company weather its current financial difficulties and continue to invest in renewable energy projects.
Siemens Energy has been struggling in recent months due to a number of factors, including problems with its wind turbine business and rising interest rates. The company was forced to book a $2.4 billion charge in its most recent quarter due to the wind turbine problems.
The new guarantee deal will provide Siemens Energy with the financial security it needs to continue investing in renewable energy projects, such as offshore wind and hydrogen production. The company is planning to invest heavily in these areas in the coming years, as it aims to become a leader in the clean energy transition.
The deal is also seen as a vote of confidence in Siemens Energy from the German government and banks. The government is eager to see the company succeed, as it is a major player in the German economy.
The guarantee deal is expected to be finalized in the coming weeks. Once it is in place, Siemens Energy will be in a much stronger position to compete in the global energy market.