Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

New Carriages for AGT System in Hiroshima Win "GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2021"

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 10:14am

The Astram Line is operated by Hiroshima Rapid Transit Co., Ltd. as part of the city of Hiroshima's public transit system.

Key Points: 
  • The Astram Line is operated by Hiroshima Rapid Transit Co., Ltd. as part of the city of Hiroshima's public transit system.
  • Together, these design elements conjure an expression of "continuation and evolution", a concept praised by the award sponsor as ideally in harmony with the present and future of Hiroshima.
  • In addition, the new 7000-Series carriages were also selected to receive the top award in the product category of the "17th Hiroshima Good Design Award 2021," a program operated by the Hiroshima -shi Industrial promotion center(3).
  • (1) GOOD DESIGN AWARD are presented in recognition of design that fulfills a purpose or offers an ideal.

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Successfully Separates and Captures CO2 from Exhaust Gas in World's First Marine-based CO2 Capture System Project

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 7:55am

Engineers from Mitsubishi Shipbuilding began verification testing on the ship in August, and currently the ship crew is operating the CO2 capture system.

Key Points: 
  • Engineers from Mitsubishi Shipbuilding began verification testing on the ship in August, and currently the ship crew is operating the CO2 capture system.
  • This project is conducted aboard the CORONA UTILITY, a coal carrier for Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc. operated by "K" Line.
  • The small-scale CO2 capture demonstration plant installed on the ship is a system for onshore plants that was adapted for marine use.
  • In early August, after the small-scale CO2 capture demonstration plant was installed on the ship, engineers from Mitsubishi Shipbuilding remained on the vessel to operate and maintain the system.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering Successfully Completes Testing of New "KS-21" Solvent for CO2 Capture

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 7:37am

The KS-21TM's performance was tested to confirm a carbon capture rate of 95-98%, which is above the current industry standard (approx.

Key Points: 
  • The KS-21TM's performance was tested to confirm a carbon capture rate of 95-98%, which is above the current industry standard (approx.
  • In addition, in testing conducted under modified operating conditions, the KS-21TM solvent delivered an industry-leading carbon capture rate was 99.8% and demonstrated the successful recovery of CO2 from flue gas of lower concentration than the CO2 contained in the atmosphere.
  • (1) TCM is one of the world's largest-scale CO2 capture testing facilities, established in 2012 to advance technologies in carbon capture.
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group is one of the world's leading industrial groups, spanning energy, logistics & infrastructure, industrial machinery, aerospace and defense.

Mitsubishi Power Receives Order of Two Gas Turbines for the Hunter Power Project in Australia

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 5:19am

TOKYO, Oct 19, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Power, a power solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order from Snowy Hydro Limited, a dynamic, integrated energy business, for two M701F gas turbines and related auxiliaries equipment for the Hunter Power Project in New South Wales, southeastern region of Australia.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Oct 19, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Power, a power solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order from Snowy Hydro Limited, a dynamic, integrated energy business, for two M701F gas turbines and related auxiliaries equipment for the Hunter Power Project in New South Wales, southeastern region of Australia.
  • Mitsubishi Power will supply the M701F gas turbines, generators, and related auxiliary equipment from Japan through Mitsubishi Power Australia Pty.
  • We are very pleased that our M701F gas turbines will be able to contribute to the stable power supply in Australia together with increasing renewable energy.
  • Our gas turbine is capable of operating on natural gas, or on a mixture of natural gas and hydrogen.

Second Unit of M701JAC Gas Turbine Begins Commercial Operation at GTCC Power Plant in Chonburi Province, Thailand

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 3:44am

The first unit, which was also a first M701JAC in Southeast Asia, started commercial operation at the end of March this year.

Key Points: 
  • The first unit, which was also a first M701JAC in Southeast Asia, started commercial operation at the end of March this year.
  • When completed, the eight units in the project will form a gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power system with a total output of 5,300 megawatts (MW).
  • Koji Nishikawa, President and Managing Director of Mitsubishi Power (Thailand), spoke of his company's commitment to its work in Thailand.
  • The newly inaugurated M701JAC is a core component of the power plant in Chonburi Province, which is operated by Gulf SRC Company Limited*.

Transfer of Mitsubishi Power Business to MHI Completed; Operations will be Integrated into the New 'Energy Transition & Power Headquarters'

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 4:24am

The pre-existing business units handling GTCC (gas turbine combined cycle) systems, steam power systems and environmental plant systems have been reorganized into newly designated "Divisions."

Key Points: 
  • The pre-existing business units handling GTCC (gas turbine combined cycle) systems, steam power systems and environmental plant systems have been reorganized into newly designated "Divisions."
  • By consolidating all functions from business strategy proposal development to project execution, MHI achieves an organizational structure that will enable more responsive business operations.
  • Mitsubishi Power is a wholly owned MHI subsidiary originally established in February 2014 as Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd., a company integrating the thermal power systems businesses of MHI and Hitachi, Ltd.
  • While the Mitsubishi Power business functions will change, the "Mitsubishi Power" brand name, having acquired global recognition, will continue to be used for markets outside Japan.

MHI Group Takes Steps to Strengthen its Sustainability Management Structure

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 4:01am

TOKYO, Oct 1, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) is taking a number of significant steps to strengthen its sustainability management structure in order to respond to calls by the international community and diverse stakeholders for greater environmental, social and governance (ESG) sustainability from the corporate sector.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Oct 1, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) is taking a number of significant steps to strengthen its sustainability management structure in order to respond to calls by the international community and diverse stakeholders for greater environmental, social and governance (ESG) sustainability from the corporate sector.
  • The new moves are capped by the establishment on October 1st of a new "Sustainability Relations Department" within the Business Strategy Office.
  • The Sustainability Committee will be tasked with carrying forward MHI Group's commitment, reflecting the core position it accords to CSR (corporate social responsibility) within its management structure, of "always focusing on social perspectives, responding to the expectations of society, and aiming to make MHI Group a solidly trusted company."
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group is one of the world's leading industrial groups, spanning energy, logistics & infrastructure, industrial machinery, aerospace and defense.

Mitsubishi Power's TOMONI Intelligent Digital Solutions Adopted for Unit 1 of the Joetsu Thermal Power Station in Niigata Prefecture

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 10:01am

YOKOHAMA, Japan, Sept 30, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Power, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has concluded a contract with Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc. for the utilization of TOMONI intelligent digital solutions for Unit 1 of the Joetsu Thermal Power Station in Joetsu city, Niigata Prefecture, scheduled to start operations in December 2022.

Key Points: 
  • YOKOHAMA, Japan, Sept 30, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Power, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has concluded a contract with Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc. for the utilization of TOMONI intelligent digital solutions for Unit 1 of the Joetsu Thermal Power Station in Joetsu city, Niigata Prefecture, scheduled to start operations in December 2022.
  • Construction of the Joetsu Thermal Power Station Unit 1 began in 2019.
  • TOMONI intelligent digital solutions applied to this project allow the various services to be used via cloud computing accessible from the customer's computer.
  • Mitsubishi Power will utilize its TOMONI intelligent digital solutions, developed based on its expertise and many years of experience with power plant O&M, to support decarbonization of power plants, reducing maintenance and operation costs.

Africa Diesel Generator Markets to 2028 by Power Rating - Up to 100 kVA, 100-350 kVA, 350-750 kVA, 750-1000 kVA, 1000-2000 kVA, 2000-3000 kVA, Above 3000 kVA - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 1:47pm

The Africa diesel generator market size is expected to reach USD 8.36 billion by 2028.

Key Points: 
  • The Africa diesel generator market size is expected to reach USD 8.36 billion by 2028.
  • Above 3,000 kVA diesel generators are mainly utilized by large-scale industries involved in metal production, food and beverages, mining, and automobile manufacturing.
  • Diesel generators are majorly utilized for providing backup power supply in case of short or longer-duration power outages.
  • Hotel owners generally opt for diesel generators over other backup power supply options owing to low capital cost and easy availability of diesel.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering Partners in New Concession of Dubai Metro and Dubai Tram in Joint Venture with Keolis and Mitsubishi Corp.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 11:11am

The business concession had been awarded to Keolis-MHI and includes the Dubai Metro, an urban rail network inaugurated in 2009, and the Dubai Tram that started operating in 2014.

Key Points: 
  • The business concession had been awarded to Keolis-MHI and includes the Dubai Metro, an urban rail network inaugurated in 2009, and the Dubai Tram that started operating in 2014.
  • Keolis-MHI will also be responsible for the maintenance of Dubai Metro, as it looks to contribute to building safe and smooth transport systems worldwide.
  • Dubai Metro will be providing critical transportation for the EXPO 2020 Dubai that starts on 1 October 2021.
  • His Excellency Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) said: "Dubai Metro currently constitutes the backbone of transportation systems in Dubai.