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  • 10/17/14 10:40 am EDT
    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...
  • 7/3/14 8:08 am EDT
    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...
  • 5/20/14 8:08 am EDT
    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...
  • 4/23/14 8:08 am EDT
    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 previous flagshipmore...
  • 1/7/14 8:08 am EST
    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 distribution network. The demonstration program was launched in Dec. 2013 and will run formore...
  • 8/1/13 8:08 am EDT
    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...
  • 6/11/13 8:08 am EDT
    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...
  • 5/22/13 8:08 am EDT
    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...
  • 3/21/13 8:08 am EDT
    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...
  • 3/18/13 8:08 am EDT
    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 disease. Exhalations of breath carry trace amounts of gases that can be used in diagnostics. For instance, the presence of acetone may indicatemore...

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