Press Releases 2018

Wylfa Newydd confirmed as UK’s next nuclear new build project

Horizon Nuclear Power has welcomed the UK Government’s announcement that discussions for its lead site, Wylfa Newydd, will progress to the next phase. The move confirms the development on the Isle of Anglesey in North Wales as the next project in the UK’s nuclear new build programme.

Formal negotiations with the UK Government will now commence, with a joint focus on ensuring Wylfa Newydd represents good value for consumers.

Horizon submits major plans for nuclear power station

Horizon Nuclear Power has applied to the Planning Inspectorate for permission to build its lead project, Wylfa Newydd, on the Isle of Anglesey. It also submitted applications for four other key permits.

Horizon’s Development Consent Order (DCO) submission comprises some 41,000 pages, 440 documents and over 400 drawings all specifying the nuclear power station and associated work the company wants to develop at the Wylfa Newydd site as well as how it plans to go about it from a technical, logistical and social point of view.

Multiple AI coordination control that realizes efficient warehouse picking by integrating control of robotic arms with AGV

Tokyo, May 28, 2018 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, Hitachi) today announced the development of multiple AI coordination control technology that increases the efficiency of the picking process by integrating the control of the picking robot*1 and automated guided vehicle (AGV)*2 to smoothly pick-up specific products from goods carried by the AGV.

Transmashholding and Hitachi to Produce Traction Inverters in Russia

May 21, 2018 – Moscow: Today JSC Transmashholding (“Transmashholding”) and Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) have signed an agreement to localize production of traction inverters for passenger rail transport in Russian Federation.

The agreement was signed by Kirill Lipa, CEO of Transmashholding, and Kiyoshi Nakata, Deputy COO Rolling Stock of Railway Systems Business Unit, Hitachi.

NEDO and Hitachi Develop and Install Cloud-Based Integrated Distribution Management System in Slovenia, Demonstration Operation Starts in July

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 8 May, 2018 – New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) and Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, Hitachi) today announced that they have been working since November 2016 on the construction of a cloud-based integrated distribution management system (DMS*1) for small and medium-sized electricity distribution companies in a demonstration project carried out with ELES, d.o.o., (ELES) Slovenia’s state-owned electricity transmission system operator.

Notification of Change in Number of Shares per One Unit, Share Consolidation, and Partial Amendments to the Articles of Incorporation

Tokyo, April 27, 2018 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, "the Company") announced that the Board of Directors today resolved to partially amend its Articles of Incorporation to change in the number of shares per one unit, and to propose the matter for share consolidation to the 149th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of the Company to be held in June 2018 (the "Annual General Meeting of Shareholders"). 


Penske Corporation and Hitachi Begin Collaborative Creation to Improve Vehicle Performance Using IoT

Tokyo, Japan, April 26, 2018 – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) today announced it has started a collaborative creation process with Penske Corporation for Penske’s next-generation data solution. The goal of the collaboration is to improve vehicle performance while leveraging Hitachi’s digital and IoT technologies.


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