Tag: Japan

ABB wins Japan’s HVDC order

Japan: ABB won an order for two blocks of frequency converter systems for the Higashi Shimizu project in Japan from Chubu Electric Power Co.

Japan funds $17M renewable energy project in Guyana

Guyana, Georgetown: Japan is funding a $17 million renewable energy project in Guyana that should see an improvement of the capital’s electricity generation system and the introduction of a solar energy system at the locally-based headquarters of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

Mitsubishi Electric to build HVDC verification facility

Japan, Tokyo: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today that it will enter the global market for voltage-sourced converters (VSC) based high-voltage direct current (HVDC) systems with a new HVDC verification facility to be built at its Transmission and Distribution Centre in Amagasaki, Japan by 2018.

First 765 kV transformer manufactured in U.S. in 25 years

Japan, Tokyo: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced that Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. (MEPPI), a Mitsubishi Electric's subsidiary based in the North America, shipped its first high-capacity 765 kV power transformer to a U.S utility company American Electric Power (AEP) at the end of April.

Steel world met in Brussels to address overcapacity

Belgium, Brussels: Representatives from around 30 countries including China, Japan, Germany, India, the U.K. and the U.S. met with World Trade Organization, World Steel Association, and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) representatives in Brussels to seek possible solutions to the huge overcapacity that fuels the steel crisis.

EU sets 5-year anti-dumping duty on GOES imports

As of 29 October 2015 the European Union imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of certain grain-oriented flat-rolled products of silicon-electrical steel originating in the People's Republic of China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation and the United States of America, the EU Official Journal states.