Press Releases

Toshiba to Carry Out Five Year Demonstration Project to Establish Low-Carbon Hydrogen Supply Chain in Kushiro, Hokkaido— Project adopted by Ministry of the Environment, Japan,Low-Carbon Hydrogen Supply Chain Demonstration Project —

Jul 03, 2015 08:38 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation will take the lead in a demonstration project in Hokkaido that will establish the viability of a locally-based supply chain to support low-carbon, hydrogen power systems for small communities. This project will cover the generation, storage, transportation and use of hydrogen in power and heat generation for five years from 2015 to 2019.

Jun 23, 2015 07:27 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Group member and world leader in smart metering Landis+Gyr has won a major order to supply a megawatt-class battery energy storage system to Helen Ltd., a major energy utility operating in the capital of Finland. The BESS, the first in any Nordic country, will start operation in Helsinki in spring 2016.

ANSELL WINS UK CROWN COMMERCIAL SERVICE FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT FOR THE PURCHASE OF TRELLCHEM® VPS CV-ET CHEMICAL PROTECTIVE SUITS

Jun 16, 2015 05:30 GMT Ansell Protective Solutions AB Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, today announces that a four-year framework agreement has been established between the UK Crown Commercial Service (CCS) and Ansell for the purchase of TRELLCHEM® VPS CV-ET gastight suit. The framework agreement will be available to the UK emergency services and other public sector organizations.

John Akomfrah / Vertigo Sea

May 27, 2015 12:17 GMT Umeå University ​BAC and Bildmuseet are pleased to announce their partnership in supporting the production of John Akomfrah’s Vertigo Sea at the 56th Venice Biennale curated by Okwui Enwenzor, and in its Swedish premiere at Bildmuseet on October 25th. Akomfrah’s new presentation is a three-screen film installation, which forms a meditation on whaling, the environment and our relationship to the sea.

Toshiba to Supply Lithium-ion Battery Energy Storage System For Frequency Regulation Project in the USA

Apr 21, 2015 05:03 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba has received an order to supply a large scale battery energy storage system (BESS) for a power frequency regulation project in Hamilton, Ohio. The project will be carried out by Sumitomo Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation of Americas and Renewable Energy Systems Americas, a US renewable energy developer.

Toshiba to Supply Four Power Generators and Equipment for Hydroelectric Plant in Myanmar

Mar 30, 2015 02:34 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation today announced that Toshiba Hydro Power (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd., a Chinese subsidiary that manufactures, sells and maintains hydroelectric equipment, has won a major order to supply four units of 77-megawatt hydro turbine and generator for Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise’s Upper Yeywa hydropower plant.

Cosmic-ray Muon Technology to be Used To Image Debris Inside Fukushima Dai-ichi Reactors -Can image debris as small as 30-cm size-

Mar 27, 2015 07:16 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation and the International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning today announced the development of a muon*1-based technology for imaging and mapping nuclear fuel debris inside the reactor pressure vessel of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant.

Toshiba Corporation to Participate in Large-scale Hydrogen Research Project in Scotland  --Company’s first hydrogen research project outside Japan--

Mar 18, 2015 02:00 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation has announced that it will participate in the Levenmouth Community Energy Project in Fife, Scotland, a major 4-year project to investigate the potential of hydrogen as a future fuel. The project is funded by the Local Energy Challenge Fund, created in November 2014 by the Scottish Government.

IHI and Toshiba to Launch Demonstration Research of Ocean Current Power Generation System

Dec 25, 2014 06:06 GMT Toshiba Corporation December 25, 2014 – IHI Corporation and Toshiba Corporation have been selected by NEDO as co-researchers in the “Research and Development (“R&D”) of Ocean Energy Technology - Demonstration Research of Ocean Energy Power Generation”. After concluding the formal contract with NEDO, we will conduct demonstration research of a turbine system driven by the ocean current.

Toshiba Corporation to bring leading-edge technologies to 2015 International CES

Dec 19, 2014 02:26 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation today announced that it will exhibit its latest products and technologies at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) which will be held in Las Vegas from January 6 to January 9. Toshiba will showcase essential products and technologies for achieving the company’s vision of creating a safe, secure and comfortable society, the “Human Smart Community.”