Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries News

MHI Vestas signs MOU with TECO, The Switch

(Photo: MHI Vestas)

MHI Vestas, an offshore joint venture between Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, said on Tuesday it signed its 5th MOU with TECO and The Switch for the delivery of generator products.The company also confirmed that its 9 MW turbine platform will be typhoon ready in 2020…

Vestas, Maersk Tackle wind turbine Transport, Installation Costs

file Image: A typical Vestas Wind turbine installation. CREDIT: Vestas

Project has secured $7.3 mln in public funding; sector races to build ever bigger turbines. Danish wind turbine maker Vestas and offshore services firm Maersk Supply Service are teaming up to tackle the cost of transporting and installing ever larger wind turbines.

MHI to buy 5 pct of Areva's NewCo for 250 mln euros


Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has reached a general agreement on the terms for making a minority stake investment in a new company (NewCo) to be established by the AREVA Group of France, all-round specialists in nuclear energy.

MHI Vestas to Provide Turbines for Belgium Wind Farm

MHI Vestas, a joint venture between Vestas and Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries , said on Thursday it would likely supply turbines to Belgium's largest wind farm project. The company, which is now selling the largest and most powerful wind turbines in the world…

Vestdavit mission accomplished on Ramform safety

Photo Vestdavit

Seatrials are underway in Japan involving Ramform Hyperion, the last of four ships built to the seismic sector’s all-time highest specifications, completing a project that shows the way distinctive design also demands innovation from the equipment keeping ships safely in service.

MHI Bags Okochi Memorial Technology Prize

MHI's CO2 capture technology, KM CDR Process, is based on a high-performance chemical absorption process that utilizes KS. Courtesy MHI

A technology developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from flue gases (so called "KM CDR Process") has received the Okochi Memorial Technology Prize at the 62nd annual Okochi Memorial Awards from the Okochi Memorial Foundation.

MHI Retains 50% Stake in MVOW

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) said it will maintain 50 percent ownership of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S (MVOW). MHI had announced a call option on September 27, 2013 to increase its investment in the equally-owned…

INPEX, MHI JV to Study Technological Challenges in Energy Sector


INPEX CORPORATION (INPEX) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) jointly announced today that they have concluded a memorandum based on an agreement to jointly study solutions for various technological challenges in the energy sector.

MHI Says to Buy 19.5% of Areva New NP

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) will buy a 19.5 percent stake in nuclear reactor builder Areva New NP as part of the sale of the Areva unit to utility EDF, MHI said in a statement. MHI confirmed it is also scheduled…

Big MHI Vestas Test Wind Turbine on Fire

A test version of MHI Vestas' V164, the world's most powerful windturbine, has caught fire at a test centre in the west of Denmark. "Our technicians and experts will look into what has caused the fire," a Vestas spokesman told Reuters, declining to comment further.

Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Picks MHI Vestas Turbines

File Image: A Vestas Wind turbine (Vestas)

The consortium planning to build Britain's Triton Knoll offshore wind park has chosen to buy 90 giant turbines from MHI Vestas, it said on Monday. A final investment decision for the wind park, in Britain's North Sea, is likely…

Siemens May Cut Jobs in Power Turbine Business Overhaul

Siemens may cut thousands of jobs as part of plans to overhaul its power turbine business, where growth in renewable energy is dampening demand for new coal and gas power stations, a person familiar with the matter said. "Various scenarios are being considered…

Vattenfall Building Denmark's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Swedish state-owned Vattenfall said on Friday it had started construction on Denmark's largest offshore wind farm in the North Sea, able to power 425,000 households. The 406 MW Horns Rev 3 wind farm will consist of 49 8.3 MW-turbines delivered by MHI Vestas…

U.S. Wind Prospects Soar as Trump Signals Support

File Image: A U.S.built (Blount Boats), Jones Act compliant fit-for-purpose Wind Farm Support Vessel races to another assignment.

The United States signed a deal with Denmark on Thursday to expand cooperation on offshore wind power, giving a boost Europe's biggest green energy players. Danish companies DONG Energy and Vestas had feared the nascent U.S.

H-100 Gas Turbine Completes Low NOx Testing

H-100 Gas Turbine (Photo: MHI)

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corporation (MCO) have completed testing of MHPS’s 2-shaft 120MW H-100 Gas Turbine. The H-100 utilizes…

MHI Mulls North American Oil & Gas Business Expansion

Pearland Works of MCO-I

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) is bringing its Groupwide resources together to offer strengthened solutions to attract more customers for advanced oil & gas related plants in the North American market. Combining its…

Europe's Offshore Wind Industry Prepares for Atlantic Crossing

File Image: A Siemens offshore wind farm (Credit: Siemens)

Leases up for grabs off U.S. Atlantic coast; Europe leads industry but state support cooling. Yield-hungry investors in the offshore wind market are switching their sights to the United States as future support for the industry in Europe remains uncertain…

MHI Thermal Systems Established

"Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd.", the 100% subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) that has taken over MHI's air conditioning & refrigeration (AC & R) business , commenced on October 1. Kaoru Kusumoto…

Japan to Supply India with Nuclear Power Equipment, Technology

Japan and India signed a civilian nuclear accord on Friday, opening the door for Tokyo to supply New Delhi with fuel, equipment and technology for nuclear power production, as India looks to atomic energy to sustain its rapid economic growth.

Taiwan: The Next Battleground for Offshore Wind

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Taiwan is becoming the next battleground for the world's top offshore wind developers as they seek a foothold in Asia for a technology that has been expanding fast in Europe.Taiwan announced results on Monday of its first major…