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Underground high voltage substation, the new urban city lifestyle.’s Mega-infrastructure.

Jul 24, 2014 11:01 GMT Toshiba To ensure the stability and higher reliability for the power grid, ultra high voltage main power grid had been established in Japan. To allow the bulk electricity can be delivered stably and can minimize the losses, the electricity will be transmitted in a higher voltage level via an Underground Substation.

Final countdown of UK Elephant Parade auction

Jul 23, 2014 19:09 GMT Elephant Parade Just a few days left to bid on an elephant from the Elephant Parade UK tour, raising money for The Asian Elephant Foundation.

Toshiba, Honda and Sekisui House Create a Real-World Smart Home

Jul 21, 2014 08:48 GMT Toshiba Toshiba, Sekisui House and Honda worked together to build an experimental two-household family home in Saitama, Japan. The house is being used as a field test of the newest technologies in IT, personal mobility, and sustainable energy management. In this test, we have a two-generation home where all energy usage by both households can be centrally controlled.

Smart Community Projects on “Eco-Island Miyakojima” of Okinawa

Jul 21, 2014 08:39 GMT Toshiba The remote island of Miyakojima is part of Okinawa Prefecture, the southernmost group of islands in Japan. Miyakojima lies 300 kilometers, or roughly 200 miles southwest of the main island of Okinawa, and is also approximately 2,000 kilometers, or more than 1,200 miles from Tokyo.

How the Green Ozone Generator Produces Better Drinking Water

Jul 06, 2014 03:00 GMT Toshiba Global climate and environmental changes have made it harder to secure drinking water from natural sources. The industry is also under pressure to become more cost effective and resource-efficient.

Solutions for Industrial Wastewater Treatment and Sustainable Use of Water Resources

Jun 25, 2014 16:11 GMT Toshiba In our increasingly industrial world, reducing emissions, and saving energy and resources are among the actions required on an international level. To address the growing concern about our water resources, water treatment plant operators have been asking for more comprehensive systems that go beyond simple water treatment.

Singapore International Water Week 2014: Highlights

Jun 11, 2014 12:19 GMT Toshiba One of the biggest global water-related events, Singapore International Water Week 2014 was held from 1st to 5th June, 2014 at Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. We, Toshiba put up a booth and showcased our solutions and equipment to tackle global water issues.

Toshiba’s Indoor Modular Data Center Offers Enhanced Security for Your Business

Jun 06, 2014 07:34 GMT Toshiba Much of our world today relies on information systems that use ICT. Data centers that run these systems are vital to the smooth operation of our infrastructure. However, there are challenges that need to be addressed such as high initial investment costs and the need to improve energy efficiency. Toshiba has tackled these challenges and more, with improved features for our modular data centers.

Committed to People, Committed to the Future

Jun 06, 2014 07:26 GMT Toshiba Under our slogan “Committed to People, Committed to the Future”, Toshiba Group is focused on making contributions to society as we build smart communities for a more sustainable and comfortable future.

World’s first combined automated mooring and shore power project on course

Jun 04, 2014 09:00 GMT Cavotec The world’s first battery-powered ferry was delivered recently, heralding a new era in environmentally responsible shipping. The vessel, which will serve a high-frequency route in Norway, will use our very first combined automated mooring and shore power system.