Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS) and Toshiba JSW Turbine and Generator Pvt. Ltd. (Toshiba JSW) announced their reaching a major milestone in its power systems business: the shipment of turbines with a cumulative of 200,000 megawatts output capacity. Toshiba’s other key achievements along the way include the supply of turbine for Japan’s first geothermal power plant in 1966 and development of the world’s very first ultra-supercritical steam turbines in 1987.
“The total represents the achievements of Keihin Product Operations, Toshiba ESS’s long-standing main manufacturing base in Yokohama, Japan, and of its only manufacturing facility outside of Japan, Chennai-based Toshiba JSW. The new record was established by shipping a 600MW ultra-supercritical steam turbine from Keihin to Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd., the main contractor, for EVN Vinh Tan 4 Thermal Power Plant extension project in Vietnam.”
Commenting on the record, Mr. Toru Shibagaki, General Manager of Keihin Product Operations, said: “I’m very proud of this achievement. Our highly efficient turbines and generators support us in providing total energy solutions that contribute to the realization of a low-carbon society and stable electricity supply. Our next target is 300,000 MW and beyond.”
Expressing his delight on achieving this milestone, Mr. Yoshiaki Inayama, Managing Director, Toshiba JSW stated, “We established as our manufacturing hub and export base for thermal power equipment in India with an aim to become World’s No. 1 EMPCS (Engineering, Manufacturing, Procurement, Construction, and Services) company. We are perfectly matched to meet the demand from India and the neighboring countries, the Middle East and African countries.”