Press Releases

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.

Empower signs a long-term frame agreement with TeliaSonera

Mar 25, 2015 13:41 GMT Empower Empower has signed a three year agreement with TeliaSonera in Sweden for fiber deployment, node construction and construction of mobile networks. The new contract strengthens the existing cooperation between TeliaSonera and Empower.

Toshiba Receives Order to Supply Steam Turbine and Generator For Allen Combined Cycle Power Plant in the USA -Toshiba's Cumulative Orders of Thermal Power Steam Turbines and Generators Reaches 100 Units in North America-

Mar 25, 2015 02:00 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba has received an order to supply a 472-megawatt steam turbine and generator (STG) for the Allen Combined Cycle Power Plant being constructed by the Tennessee Valley Authority , the US- government-owned power utility. With this order, Toshiba reached the milestone of a cumulative total for 100 orders for STG in North America.

Kenya’s Largest Geothermal Power Complex Starts Commercial Operation

Feb 20, 2015 05:05 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation announced that the Olkaria Geothermal Power Plant, Kenya’s largest geothermal power complex, has started commercial operation. The official opening ceremony was held at the site on February 19, in the presence of President Uhuru Kenyatta and government officials.

Jan 09, 2015 06:00 GMT Energiakolmio Oy Energiakolmio and Skapat Energia have purchased the brokerage business of GreenStream Network Plc, which is Europe’s best broker of green certificates. Increasing interest in the origin of electricity and renewable energy has given a strong boost for the trade in certificates of origin for electricity. In Europe, the current size of the market is about 300 TWh, and believed to grow considerably.

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.”

Toshiba Reinforces Power Systems Business in North America

Dec 05, 2014 02:07 GMT Toshiba Corporation --To establish a new company to provide one-stop solutions-- Toshiba Corporation today announced that it will reinforce its power systems business in North America by merging three current businesses into a new company. The new company, Toshiba America Energy Systems Corporation (TAES), will start operation on April 1, 2015.

Toshiba to conduct cooperative demonstration experiment of an independent energy supply system utilizing renewable energy and hydrogen with Kawasaki City

Nov 13, 2014 04:00 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba has agreed with Kawasaki City to conduct a cooperative demonstration experiment of an independent energy supply system utilizing renewable energy and hydrogen. This system will be set up in the Kawasaki Marien public facility and Higashi-Ogishima-Naka Park in the Kawasaki Port area, and demonstration will be conducted from April next year until the end of fiscal 2020.

Toshiba Reinforces Transmission & Distribution Equipment Manufacturing in India

Nov 10, 2014 05:30 GMT Toshiba Corporation --To boost capacity with new production lines at Hyderabad facility-- Toshiba Corporation announced that it will reinforce its transmission & distribution (T&D) business in India with a 3-billion yen (approx.US$30-million) investment in new production capacity at Toshiba Transmission & Distribution Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd. (TTDI) in Hyderabad.

Toshiba to Supply 10,000 Energy Storage Systems for Eneres, Japan’s Energy Services and Equipment Provider --Toshiba’s SCiB™-based system balances energy supply and demand

Oct 23, 2014 05:30 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba has been selected by Eneres Co., Ltd., a pioneer in providing business solutions to independent power producers and suppliers (PPS), to supply 10,000 energy storage systems. The storage systems, which will have a maximum output of 10kW and a capacity 9.9kWh, will be installed at end-user sites by Eneres, where they will support a best balance between energy supply and demand.