Press Releases

Toshiba Begins Operation of Independent Energy Supply System Utilizing Renewable Energy and Hydrogen -- Approx. one-week's supply of electricity and hot water for 300 people using CO2-free hydrogen energy --

Apr 20, 2015 02:50 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba announced the start of demonstration operation of H2One, an independent energy supply system based on renewable energy and use of hydrogen as a fuel for power generation. Kawasaki City and Toshiba have installed the system at the Kawasaki Marien public facility and Higashi-Ogishima-Naka Park in the Kawasaki Port area.

Toshiba Reinforces Initiatives Toward a Hydrogen Economy-Opens Hydrogen Energy Research & Development Center at Fuchu Complex-

Apr 06, 2015 07:39 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba announced the opening of the Toshiba Group Hydrogen Energy Research & Development Center at its Fuchu Complex in western Tokyo. The new Center will concentrate Group-wide initiatives to realize a hydrogen economy, and will drive forward the development and demonstration of solutions integrating hydrogen-related energy technologies.

Toshiba’s First Commercial Electric Bus to Run in Kawasaki

Mar 31, 2015 10:21 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation today announced that Kawasaki Tsurumi Rinko Bus Co., Ltd. will start operating Toshiba’s first commercial electric bus on its Kawasaki Municipal Hospital route. The service will start on April 1.

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.

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.”