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Toshiba concludes a memorandum of understanding with Ethiopian Electric Power on geothermal power generation

Sep 29, 2014 02:00 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation announced that the company has concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Ethiopian Electric Power on a comprehensive partnership in geothermal power that will see the parties collaborate in power generation projects and personnel development.


Sep 24, 2014 13:28 GMT Empower Mrs Camilla Sundström has been appointed as President, Telecom Network Division at Empower on 22 September, 2014. She has also been appointed as the Managing Director of Empower’s Swedish subsidiary Empower AB. Camilla Sundström is a member of the Group executive team and she reports to the Group CEO Eero Auranne. She will be based in Stockholm.

Toshiba Wins Major Order in Malaysia for 2,000MW Ultra-Super-Critical Steam Turbine and Generators for Jimah Coal-Fired Power Generation Project  -Consortium with IHI Corporation and Korean Companies Signed EPC Contract-

Sep 02, 2014 05:00 GMT Toshiba Corporation A consortium of Toshiba, IHI Corporation, Hyundai Engineering Co., Ltd. and Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd., has won an engineering, procurement and construction contract for a 2,000MW ultra-super-critical coal-fired power generation project in Mukim Jimah in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia (Project).

Corenet and Empower signs partnership agreement

Aug 19, 2014 09:00 GMT Empower Corenet Oy and Empower Oy have signed a partnership agreement regarding field service and maintenance operations. Corenet’s maintenance technicians will be transferred to Empower’s employment as of 1 September 2014. In future, Empower will be providing service and maintenance operations for Corenet while acting as a partner in other Corenet installation projects.

Toshiba to Supply Steam Turbine and Generators for one of World’s Largest-class Geothermal Power Plant Projects

Jul 16, 2014 02:00 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation announced that is has been awarded a major contract to supply 3 x 60-megawatt geothermal steam turbines and generators (STG) for one of the world’s largest geothermal power plants, the Sarulla geothermal power plant project, which is now under construction in Tapanali Utara in Indonesia’s North Sumatra.

Toshiba Announces Participation in Summer 2014 Yokohama Smart City Project Demonstration

Jul 10, 2014 07:30 GMT Toshiba Corporation --To investigating demand response and consumer incentives in the retail electricity market-- Toshiba Corporation will participate in a demonstration experiment in summertime demand response (DR) in the retail electricity market. The experiment is part of the Yokohama Smart City Project (YSCP), an ambitious program to apply and verify a range of smart grid technologies in a modern city.


Jun 30, 2014 07:00 GMT Toshiba Corporation • Toshiba and GDF SUEZ complete NuGen deal • The first of three Westinghouse AP1000® reactors targeted for operation in 2024 • Project to provide nearly seven percent of U.K.’s projected electricity requirements • Project is forecast to create between 14,000 and 21,000 UK jobs.

Toshiba to Supply Lithium-Titanate Battery for 2MW Energy Storage System Project in UK Led by the University of Sheffield   --First Lithium-Titanate Battery Installed in UK will Deliver 1MWh SCiB™-

Jun 24, 2014 07:30 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba has been selected to provide the battery for the United Kingdom’s first 2MW scale lithium-titanate battery based Energy Storage System (ESS) to support grid management. The company’s 1MWh SCiB™ battery will be installed in a primary substation in central England in September.

Toshiba to Demonstrate Home Energy Monitoring System and Community Management System in Lyon, France

Jun 16, 2014 06:06 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation and Toshiba Solutions Corporation today announced that they have started to demonstrate a home energy monitoring system and community management system (CMS) in the Lyon redevelopment area in Lyon, France. The demonstration is a part of the Lyon Confluence Smart Community Demonstration Project developed by NEDO.

Empower outsources a significant part of its equipment to Ramirent

Jun 09, 2014 08:59 GMT Empower Empower and Ramirent Finland Oy have signed a five-year long co-operation agreement about the outsourcing of a significant part of Empower´s equipment fleet in Finland. The agreement covers Ramirent’s entire range of equipment and services offered to Empower's Telecom and Network Services and Power Networks Services in Finland.