MHI and Chugoku Electric Conclude Basic Agreement toward 100% Renewable Energy Usage at Mihara Machinery Works

TOKYO, Jun 23, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and The Chugoku Electric Power Co., Inc. (Chugoku Electric), which is based in Hiroshima, today concluded a basic agreement under which all electricity consumed at MHI’s Mihara Machinery Works (Mihara, Hiroshima) will be replaced with green power, etc. derived from […]

Power metal band Adamanta unleashes Visayan ‘isog’ spirit in ‘Conquer’ music video

WHAT happens when you combine power metal and Visayan culture? Adamanta!Cebu symphonic folk power metal band Adamanta finally released their much-anticipated music video for the single “Conquer” on Saturday, June 18, 2022.The music video channels Visayan warriors of pre-colonial Philippines and draws inspiration from Filipino history, which is often overlooked by many.Adamanta is composed of […]

Mitsubishi Power Signs Decarbonization Agreement for Hydrogen Fuel Conversion with Leading Egyptian O&G Refinery ANRPC

Alexandria, Egypt /Duisburg, Germany, Jun 16, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Power, a power brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) signed a full turnkey contract with leading Egyptian O&G Company Alexandria National Refining & Petrochemicals Company (ANRPC) to provide advanced hydrogen fuel conversion technology solutions, supporting the company to achieve its […]

Raslag earnings up on higher energy sales 

RENEWABLE energy firm Raslag Corp. reported that its unaudited first-quarter net income grew by 2% to P26.1 million, driven by higher energy sales. Raslag Chairman and President Peter G. Nepomuceno said the company “continues to perform very well on the strength” of its operating feed-in tariff-eligible solar plants. “[W]e expect revenues to grow significantly,” he said, […]

Meralco power rates to rise in June

RESIDENTIAL customers in areas served by Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) can expect electricity rates this month to rise, with typical households consuming 200 kilowatt-hours (kWh) getting billed higher by nearly P80 or P10.4612 from P10.0630 per kWh previously. In a press release on Friday, the listed distribution utility said the overall power rate in June […]

MHI Commences Feasibility Studies on Use of Ammonia for Power Generation in Indonesia

TOKYO, Jun 8, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), with support from its power solutions brand, Mitsubishi Power, has begun a feasibility study on the use of ammonia as fuel for power plants in Indonesia. The two proposals to carry out this study were recently adopted by Japan’s Ministry […]

Hitachi Power Semiconductor Device Develops High-Voltage Motor Driver IC Products

TOKYO, Jun 7, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Power Semiconductor Device, Ltd. (HPSD) has developed two High-Voltage Motor Driver ICs primarily for room air-conditioners. The single-chip IC products ‘ECN30216’ & ‘ECN30624’ are able to tolerate large variation of supply voltage. Both products possess the function of shutting down all the output devices […]

Hitachi Energy wins order from Deutsche Bahn to deliver one of the most powerful converter stations in the world

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Jun 1, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Energy, the global technology and market leader in power grids, announced today that it has won an order from Deutsche Bahn to provide a 120 megawatt (MW) converter station which enables DB Energie to secure power supply for the Greater Berlin rail network. […]

Visayan Electric consumers urge ERC to explain expensive rates

VISAYAN Electric Company consumers have urged anew the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to explain the alleged questionable charges and the company’s expensive electricity rates in the billings.Consumers, along with the Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ) and other stakeholders of Visayan Electric, made the appeal during the public symposium dubbed “Why Electricity Rates in Cebu […]

Hitachi and Hitachi Astemo Developed Thin-type Inverter Technology for EVs That is More Compact and Energy Efficient

TOKYO, May 25, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi, Ltd (TSE: 6501) and Hitachi Astemo, Ltd. have developed basic technology for a thin-type inverter that achieves both energy conservation and miniaturization as a power converter (inverter) for electric vehicles (EVs). This technology simplifies power wiring by integrating power semiconductors(1) that control power supply […]

Showa Denko’s Program to Develop 8-inch SiC Wafers for Next-generation Green Power Semiconductor Selected for NEDO’s Green Innovation Fund Projects

TOKYO, May 24, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Showa Denko (SDK) (TOKYO: 4004) proposed its “Project to Develop SiC Wafers Technology for Next-generation Green Power Semiconductors(1)” (hereinafter “the Project”) to New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) as a candidate for “Projects to Develop Wafers Technology for Next-generation Power Semiconductors” which was […]

Alba Signs Agreement with Mitsubishi Power & SEPCOIII as EPC Contractor for Block 4 in Power Station 5

TOKYO, May 17, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Power, a power solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), and SEPCOIII consortium signed a full turnkey contract today with Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), the world’s largest aluminium smelter ex-China, to expand Power Station 5 at Alba, adding a new 680.9 megawatts (MW) […]

Carvajal: Pre-emptive people power

I have always used the structural approach in analyzing Philippine society. This approach rests on the premise that flaws in our social structure (in the economic, political and cultural systems that compose its mainframe) is causing our nagging national problem, and biggest challenge, of mass poverty.Until that flaw is removed through mainframe restructure, elected officials, […]

Electricity Retailer Union Power Named as Partner for Anantara Energy Holdings US$5 Billion Plan to Export Up to 4 TWh of Renewable Energy Annually from Indonesia to Singapore

SINGAPORE, Apr 26, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Singapore’s homegrown electricity retailer Union Power Pte Ltd (Union Power) has been appointed as distribution partner for a proposed US$5 billion project promoted by Anantara Energy Holdings Pte Ltd (Anantara) to generate renewable energy in Indonesia and export up to 4 TWh of it to […]