English | 简体中文 | 繁體中文 | 한국어 | 日本語
Thursday, 22 August 2019, 13:20 HKT/SGT

Source: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
MHI to Exhibit at the Japan-Africa Business Expo during TICAD7
- Display to Present MHI Group's Technologies and Products to Support Sustainable Growth -

- Exhibit to focus on gas turbines, geothermal and hydrogen energy generation, as well as, hybrid power generation, with renewable energy and chemical plants.
- Display will also present the technologies supporting economic growth and environmental conservation in the region.

TOKYO, Aug 22, 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will have an exhibit at the Japan-Africa Business Expo, an official side event during the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7)(1), to be held on 28-30 August, 2019 at Pacifico Yokohama, in Yokohama. The Business Expo aims to promote trade and investment, and MHI will exhibit technologies and products to support sustainable growth in Africa. MHI will showcase natural gas/diesel engine generators, chemical plants, and other technologies mainly from Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS), such as gas turbines and hydrogen power generation systems. The exhibit will also highlight MHI's contributions to economic growth and environmental conservation in the region, including high-quality energy infrastructure and measures to deal with climate change.

MHPS will feature such products as the H-100 Series of gas turbines for power generation and mechanical driver offering easy maintenance and reduced maintenance frequency, solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC), and hydrogen gas turbines, as a leading-edge clean technology, and Air Quality Control Systems (AQCS) including flue gas desulfurization (FGD) plants which MHPS holds No.1 global share. The display will also show the many types of power generation systems MHPS has previously installed in regions throughout Africa, such as the several geothermal power generating systems in the Olkaria region of Kenya.

The exhibit will also feature the aero-derivative gas-turbine supply packages FT4000 SWIFTPAC and FT8 MOBILEPAC. These systems feature high output, small and lightweight design, and excellent stability, as well as quick relocation, installation, and start-up, making them useful in developing areas as a distributed power source, or in urban areas facing power shortages due to rapid economic growth. The systems were developed based on the PW4000 engine (model on display) technology from U.S. aerospace firm Pratt & Whitney (P&W).

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd. (MHIENG) will have panels featuring chemical plants to produce fertilizers and methanol as industrial infrastructure, and CO2 capture plants. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engine & Turbocharger, Ltd. (MHIET) will showcase hybrid power generation systems combining renewable energy such as solar and wind power with reciprocal engines and storage batteries, which can be utilized in off-grid areas.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corporation (MCO) will display panels aimed mainly at the oil and gas industry, highlighting its compressor technologies to support social infrastructure by providing stable operation even in harsh climates.

MHI has a history as a pump manufacturer stretching back nearly a century, and has a solid track record of supplying products for a wide range of fields, including thermal and nuclear power plants, oil and gas, and chemical plants. Exhibit panels will present MHI's highly reliable high pressure injection pump technologies to handle CO2, as well as seawater and a wide range of liquids.

MHI Group, based on the worthy principle of TICAD led by Japan, supports the Japanese government's policy of high-quality infrastructure exports, and in collaboration with related institutions and organizations around the world, will continue to contribute to sustainable growth in Africa utilizing the Group's exceptional technology and business foundations.

The Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) is an international symposium on Africa, led by Japan since 1993, and co-hosted by United Nations, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Bank, and African Union Commission (AUC). Economic discussions are currently a key part of the conference, in recognition that private investment is important for sustainable growth and development in Africa.

For more information about "Olkaria V geothermal power plant", please see below youtube video which Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan has made.

About Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group is one of the world's leading industrial firms. For more than 130 years, we have channeled big thinking into solutions that move the world forward - advancing the lives of everyone who shares our planet. We deliver innovative and integrated solutions across a wide range of industries, covering land, sea, sky and even space. MHI Group employs 80,000 people across 400 locations, operating in three business domains: "Power Systems," "Industry & Infrastructure," "Aircraft, Defense & Space." We have a consolidated revenue of around 40 billion U.S. Dollars. We aim to contribute to environmental sustainability while achieving global growth, using our leading-edge technologies. By bringing people and ideas together as one, we continue to pave the way to a future of shared success.

For more information, please visit MHI's website: https://www.mhi.com
For Technology, Trends and Tangents, visit MHI's new online media SPECTRA: https://spectra.mhi.com

Joseph Hood, PR Manager
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Email: mhi-pr@mhi.co.jp
Tel: +81-(0)3-6716-2168
Fax: +81-(0)3-6716-5860

Source: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Topic: Press release summary
Sectors: Energy, Alt. Energy
From the Asia Corporate News Network

Copyright © 2019 ACN Newswire. All rights reserved. A division of Asia Corporate News Network.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Links




Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Releated News
Sept 12, 2019 13:42 HKT/SGT
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero Engines Receives Order from ANA for Retrofitting of IPC Modules on Boeing 787 Trent 1000 Engines
Sept 12, 2019 12:30 HKT/SGT
Sept 9, 2019 19:33 HKT/SGT
MHI Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Announces 2019 Models of "roomist" Humidifier Lineup
Sept 9, 2019 16:00 HKT/SGT
Sept 6, 2019 14:00 HKT/SGT
三菱航空機、メサ航空と100機のSpaceJet M100 購入に関する覚書を締結
More news >>
Copyright © 2019 ACN Newswire - Asia Corporate News Network
Home | About us | Services | Partners | Events | Login | Contact us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | RSS
US: +1 800 291 0906 | Beijing: +86 400 879 3881 | Hong Kong: +852 8192 4922 | Singapore: +65 6653 1210 | Tokyo: +81 3 6859 8575