Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

MHI Thermal Systems' Air Conditioners for the Australian and New Zealand Markets Receive Canstar Blue Award for Second Straight Year

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 9:10am

A broad lineup of MHI Thermal Systems' air conditioners is marketed in Australia and New Zealand through its local subsidiary Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air-Conditioners Australia, Pty.

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  • A broad lineup of MHI Thermal Systems' air conditioners is marketed in Australia and New Zealand through its local subsidiary Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air-Conditioners Australia, Pty.
  • The brand garnering the highest total rating is granted the right to display the "Canstar Blue" logo on its winning products for a period of one year.
  • Canstar Blue, established in 2010, is the most authoritative consumer review and comparison site in Australia and the broader Oceania region.
  • "As a customer-centric organisation, we are honoured to have received this Canstar Blue award for the second year in a row.

Launch of New Hydrogen Utilization Council in Kobe/Kansai Area

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 3:20am

TOKYO, Sept 4, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Today, Mitsubishi Power, Ltd., a major wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, and Japanese various industries and energy companies(1) involved in hydrogen projects launched a new council named "Kobe/Kansai Hydrogen Utilization Council" (hereinafter, "Council") with the goal of developing hydrogen utilization methods and establishing a hydrogen supply chain in the Kobe/Kansai area.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Sept 4, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Today, Mitsubishi Power, Ltd., a major wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, and Japanese various industries and energy companies(1) involved in hydrogen projects launched a new council named "Kobe/Kansai Hydrogen Utilization Council" (hereinafter, "Council") with the goal of developing hydrogen utilization methods and establishing a hydrogen supply chain in the Kobe/Kansai area.
  • Moving forward, through its activities with the new Council, the company will continue promoting the shift to a carbon-free, hydrogen-powered society by 2030.
  • MHI Group employs 80,000 people across 400 locations, operating in three business domains: "Power Systems," "Industry & Infrastructure," "Aircraft, Defense & Space."
  • By bringing people and ideas together as one, we continue to pave the way to a future of shared success.

Mitsubishi Power Cuts Through the Complexity of Decarbonization: Offers the World’s First Green Hydrogen Standard Packages for Power Balancing and Energy Storage

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 1:00pm

Mitsubishi Powers standard packages cut through the complexity power generators and grid operators encounter when integrating renewable power, gas turbines, green hydrogen and other energy storage technologies.

Key Points: 
  • Mitsubishi Powers standard packages cut through the complexity power generators and grid operators encounter when integrating renewable power, gas turbines, green hydrogen and other energy storage technologies.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200902005391/en/
    Mitsubishi Powers standard packages cut through the complexity power generators and grid operators encounter when integrating renewable power, gas turbines, green hydrogen and other energy storage technologies.
  • It integrates a hydrogen and natural gas fueled gas turbine power plant with electrolysis to produce green hydrogen using 100% renewable power and onsite storage of green hydrogen.
  • Mitsubishi Power is a part of Mitsubishi Power, Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI).

Mitsubishi Power Established with Renewed Commitment to Transforming Energy Systems Around the World

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 3:12am

- As a major wholly-owned subsidiary of the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group, Mitsubishi Power will work even more closely with its sister companies to tap new verticals and build on investments in digital solutions, hydrogen, ammonia, battery energy storage systems, and solar power.

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  • - As a major wholly-owned subsidiary of the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group, Mitsubishi Power will work even more closely with its sister companies to tap new verticals and build on investments in digital solutions, hydrogen, ammonia, battery energy storage systems, and solar power.
  • YOKOHAMA, Japan, Sept 1, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Power, a major subsidiary of the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, officially changed its corporate name from Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems today.
  • Mitsubishi Power will capitalize on existing investments in emerging energy solutions, such as hydrogen, ammonia and solar power, to address the diverse and increasingly complex energy needs of customers around the world.
  • Throughout its history, Mitsubishi Power has built a strong position as a trusted partner to power generation companies globally.

Mitsubishi Power Established With Renewed Commitment to Transforming Energy Systems Around the World

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 2:00am

Mitsubishi Power, a major subsidiary of the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, officially changed its corporate name from Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems today.

Key Points: 
  • Mitsubishi Power, a major subsidiary of the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, officially changed its corporate name from Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems today.
  • Mitsubishi Power will capitalize on existing investments in emerging energy solutions, such as hydrogen, ammonia and solar power, to address the diverse and increasingly complex energy needs of customers around the world.
  • Throughout its history, Mitsubishi Power has built a strong position as a trusted partner to power generation companies globally.
  • Mitsubishi Power is creating a future that works for people and the planet by developing innovative power generation technology and solutions to enable the decarbonization of energy and deliver reliable power everywhere.

JAXA and Toyota Announce "LUNAR CRUISER" as Nickname for Manned Pressurized Rover

Friday, August 28, 2020 - 5:56am

TOKYO, Aug 28, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced today that they have named the manned pressurized rover which is currently under joint research by JAXA and Toyota the "LUNAR CRUISER" as "nickname".

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  • TOKYO, Aug 28, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced today that they have named the manned pressurized rover which is currently under joint research by JAXA and Toyota the "LUNAR CRUISER" as "nickname".
  • JAXA and Toyota previously announced and have been conducting joint research on a manned, pressurized lunar rover that uses fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) technologies.
  • JAXA and Toyota signed a joint research agreement to work on a manned pressurized lunar rover last year, on June 13, 2019, with an expected launch date in the latter half of the 2020s.
  • *The Team Japan Working Group, led by JAXA, Toyota and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., was launched in August 2019.

Emerson and MHPS Collaborate on Power Industry Digital Transformation

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 2:00pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200803005066/en/
    The collaboration will build on the expertise of Emerson and MHPS to enhance the performance and reliability of power plants operating with MHPS gas or steam turbines.
  • Its embedded digital twin enables power plants to identify and implement new operating efficiencies, improve safety, decrease unscheduled maintenance and train workers.
  • Emerson has worked collaboratively with MHPS for over a decade to bring the best experts, technologies and services to the power generation industry, said Bob Yeager, president of Emersons power and water solutions business.
  • MHPS Americas is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS), a joint venture between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and Hitachi, Ltd. integrating their operations in power generation systems.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners Enter into Joint Venture to Develop Offshore Wind in Hokkaido, Japan

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 1:06am

TOKYO, July 31, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) are pleased to announce a joint venture regarding the development of offshore wind projects in Hokkaido, Japan.

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  • TOKYO, July 31, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) are pleased to announce a joint venture regarding the development of offshore wind projects in Hokkaido, Japan.
  • The partners have high ambitions to be significant parties in the Japan offshore wind market which is expected to experience significant growth.
  • The partnership will jointly develop projects in Hokkaido, where conditions are attractive for offshore wind.
  • MHI has established a significant presence within offshore wind via the joint venture MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, which has successfully delivered turbines in Europe and expanding its business to emerging markets in the Asia Pacific.

MHIEC Receives Order to Refurbish the Minato WtE Plant in Tokyo

Monday, July 27, 2020 - 3:08am

TOKYO, July 27, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Environmental & Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd. (MHIEC), a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received an order from Clean Authority of TOKYO for facility renovation to extend the service life of its Minato Waste-to-Energy (WtE) Plant.

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  • TOKYO, July 27, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Environmental & Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd. (MHIEC), a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received an order from Clean Authority of TOKYO for facility renovation to extend the service life of its Minato Waste-to-Energy (WtE) Plant.
  • MHIEC will refurbish and improve the stoker type incinerators(1) and related equipment, extending the service life of the facility, and enhancing its energy efficiency.
  • MHIEC received a similar order from Clean Authority of TOKYO in fiscal 2016 to extend the service life of its Ariake WtE Plant, which was completed in fiscal 2019.
  • The Minato WtE Plant was designed and built by MHI, and completed in January 1999.

MHI Machine Tool to Launch Ultra-thin Precision Position Detectors

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 5:37am

TOKYO, June 29, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co., Ltd., a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group based in Shiga Prefecture, is about to launch a lineup of newly developed ultra-thin precision position detectors that perform machine positioning and feedback digitally.

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  • TOKYO, June 29, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co., Ltd., a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group based in Shiga Prefecture, is about to launch a lineup of newly developed ultra-thin precision position detectors that perform machine positioning and feedback digitally.
  • The MPFA Series was developed applying the core features of the company's MP (Mitsubishi Precision) Scale, which has been marketed mainly for use in machine tools.
  • Marketing will be accelerated to respond to demand in the industrial machine sector for higher precision and speed than possible until now.
  • Also, a totally non-contact structure eliminates precision deterioration normally caused by aging, enabling sustained high-precision position detection over many years.