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Hitachi ABB Power Grids Awarded Three-year Contract by Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority for New RelCare Solution

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 9:08am

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Aug 26, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi ABB Power Grids has today launched a new relia- bility-based service solution, RelCare, which has been selected by Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority (GCCIA).

Key Points: 
  • ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Aug 26, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi ABB Power Grids has today launched a new relia- bility-based service solution, RelCare, which has been selected by Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority (GCCIA).
  • As part of their three-year agreement with Hitachi ABB Power Grids, GCCIA will use the RelCare solution to remotely monitor the maintenance of all their substations across the six Gulf countries.
  • GCCIA will leverage Hitachi ABB Power Grids' technology and expertise to increase the operational efficiency of its 400 kV network, running over 1200km with a maximum interconnection power of 1200 MW.
  • About Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd.
    Hitachi ABB Power Grids is global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries.

TRI-AD Announces It Will Actively Participate in SmartCityX

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 8:06am

TOKYO, Aug 26, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development, Inc. (TRI-AD) announced today that it will actively participate in SmartCityX, a global open innovation program led by Scrum Ventures LLC (Scrum Ventures).

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Aug 26, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development, Inc. (TRI-AD) announced today that it will actively participate in SmartCityX, a global open innovation program led by Scrum Ventures LLC (Scrum Ventures).
  • This program aims to create high-value services and applications from the perspective of consumers to not only help resolve social issues, but also achieve more affluent and fulfilling lives and well-being.
  • Through participating in this program, TRI-AD aims to realize new value as soon as possible by strengthening its ability to incubate new businesses and explore partners beyond today's existing domains.
  • The holding company will be Woven Planet Holdings, Inc. (Woven Planet Holdings), and the two operating companies under it will be Woven CORE, Inc. (Woven CORE), and Woven Alpha, Inc. (Woven Alpha).

MITSUBISHI MOTORS Concludes Disaster Cooperation Agreement with Konan City in Shiga

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 2:32am

TOKYO, Aug 26, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION (MMC) announced that it has concluded a disaster cooperation agreement on August 25 with Konan City in Shiga Prefecture together with Shiga Mitsubishi Motor Sales Corporation.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Aug 26, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION (MMC) announced that it has concluded a disaster cooperation agreement on August 25 with Konan City in Shiga Prefecture together with Shiga Mitsubishi Motor Sales Corporation.
  • (from left to right)Yasushi Kobayashi, President and COO of Shiga Mitsubishi Motor Sales Corporation, Takao Kato, CEO of MMC, Eigo Tanihata, Mayor of Konan City
    MMC's Kyoto Plant - Shiga, one of the company's engine factories, is located in Konan City.
  • This agreement enables MMC to make a contribution at the time of disaster in the area.
  • MMC is promoting the DENDOCommunity Support Program to establish disaster cooperation agreements with local governments throughout Japan by FY2022, and this agreement with Konan City is the 64th thus far.

Hitachi ABB Power Grids Joins Effort to Protect Power Utilities from Cyber Threats

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 1:00am

Power grid operators in the U.S. and Canada rely on Hitachi ABB Power Grids to deliver solutions capable of withstanding cyber threats from multiple threat actors.

Key Points: 
  • Power grid operators in the U.S. and Canada rely on Hitachi ABB Power Grids to deliver solutions capable of withstanding cyber threats from multiple threat actors.
  • Because of Hitachi ABB Power Grids' participation, utility companies will be better positioned to take fast action to protect their customers and physical assets from cyber threats."
  • About Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd.
    Hitachi ABB Power Grids is global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries.
  • With a proven track record, global footprint and unparalleled installed base, Hitachi ABB Power Grids balances social, environmental and economic values.