TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it will supply a
first-of-a-kind supercritical CO2 turbine to a demonstration
plant being built in Texas, USA. The plant will be developed by NET
Power, LLC, a U.S. venture, together with CB&I, the most complete energy
infrastructure focused company in the world, Exelon Corporation, one of
the leading competitive energy providers in the U.S., and 8 Rivers
Capital, the inventor of themore...
Toshiba Corporation (Tokyo: 6502) and IBIDEN Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 4062)
today announced that the companies have established a manufacturing
technology for a SiC-based material with outstanding heat and oxidation
resistance, intended for reactor core applications in nuclear power
plants. Toshiba and IBIDEN have successfully utilized the new technology
to create a prototype of a fuel assembly cover.
Both companies have been collaboratingmore...
Toshiba Corporation (Tokyo:6502) today announced that it has concluded a
contract with the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) for the manufacture
of toroidal field coils for the International Thermonuclear Experimental
Reactor (ITER) being constructed in Cadarache, France. Keihin Product
Operations and Toshiba IHI Power Systems Corporation will begin
manufacturing the coils the end of this month. The ITER facility will
have a total of 18 coilsmore...
Toshiba Corporation (Tokyo:6502) today announced that it has developed
the world's first*1 15-nanometer (nm)*2 process technology, which will
apply to 2-bit-per-cell 128-gigabit (16 gigabytes) NAND flash memories.
Mass production with the new technology will start at the end of April
at Fab 5 Yokkaichi Operations, Toshiba's NAND flash fabrication facility
(fab), replacing second generation 19 nm process technology, Toshiba's
GAS NATURAL FENOSA and TOSHIBA Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced
that they will carry out collaborative on-site verification testing
program of the transportable lithium-ion Battery Energy Storage System
(BESS) manufactured by TOSHIBA. The goal of BESS is to provide a
solution for the achievement of an efficient, reliable and stable
The demonstration program was launched in Dec. 2013 and will run formore...
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced the successful testing
of a first-of-its-kind combustor to be used in a breakthrough thermal
power generation system that produces low-cost electricity and
little-to-no air emissions.
Step-by-step testing of the new combustor was initiated at a facility in
California in January 2013, to confirm and demonstrate its operation
within the new generation system's required environment: nevermore...
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has signed an
agreement with Saga, the capital city of Saga Prefecture on Japan's
Kyushu Island, on the installation of a carbon capture and utilization
system (CCU) in a biomass energy utilization project that is being
promoted by Saga. The CCU test plant will be able to capture
20-kilograms of CO2 a day and will be used to test and verify
the capture and utilization of CO2 from the fluemore...
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that the International
Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has endorsed a committee draft for
vote (CDV) of an International Standard, proposed by Toshiba, that will
secure a much higher level of interoperability among subsystems in
electricity transmission and distribution (T&D) systems. Adoption of the
new standard by system integrators and utilities will bring a new level
of simplicity andmore...
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it entered into an
agreement with Kawasaki City Institute for Public Health(KCIPH)on
applying DNA-chip diagnostics to the recognition of bacteria responsible
for outbreaks of food poisoning and bacterial enteric infections.
Cultivating and identifying bacteria typically takes four to five days,
but Toshiba's DNA based diagnostics cuts that to as short as two hours.
The joint research willmore...
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has developed a
prototype of a compact breath analyzer that can detect a wide range of
trace gases in exhaled breath. The analyzer has the potential to provide
analysis that can be applied to health monitoring and diagnosis of
Exhalations of breath carry trace amounts of gases that can be used in
diagnostics. For instance, the presence of acetone may indicatemore...