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South African engineers off to Japan courtesy of the Hitachi-DST Scholarship

Thursday, 16 September 2010 – Hitachi Power Africa and the South African Department of Science and Technology (DST) will today bid farewell to three electrical engineers from Eskom who are this year's recipients of the Hitachi-DST Scholarship Programme for South African Engineers at a reception to be held in Pretoria tonight.


AMSTERDAM and LONDON, September 3, 2010 – Hitachi Europe Ltd. (hereinafter called Hitachi), and GREEN DATA SYSTEMS (hereinafter called GDS) announce the opening of a highly energy efficient data centre in Deventer, The Netherlands. This is a result of a strategic partnership between Hitachi and GDS for the collaboration and deployment of highly energy efficient data centres.

German/Indian Joint Venture Set up in Power Plant Construction

Duisburg/Chennai, 6.8.2010 – Power plant constructor Hitachi Power Europe GmbH (HPE) has created an additional mainstay of business in a strongly expanding market by today finalizing the setting up of a joint venture with BGR Energy Systems Ltd. (BGR) in Chennai, India. HPE and the Indian industrial concern will together construct highly efficient utility steam generators (“boilers”) for coal power plants and place them into operation.

Hitachi Wins First Denitrification Equipment Order From Polish Power Company

Tokyo – August 5, 2010 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) today announced that together with Poland-based construction company Energomontaz Polnoc S.A. (EMP) it has won an order to supply denitrification equipment from Vattenfall Heat Poland S.A, a subsidiary of Vattenfall AB in Sweden. The denitrification equipment, which removes nitrous oxide (NOx) from flue gas, is for the No. 10, 11, 14 and 15 units of the Siekierki Combined Heat and Power Plant operating on the outskirts of Warsaw.

Hitachi, Mitsubishi Electric and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Agree to Discuss Consolidation of Hydroelectric Power Generation System Business

Tokyo, July 5, 2010 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”), Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TSE: 6503, “Mitsubishi Electric”) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (TSE: 7011, “MHI”) today announced that they have reached a basic agreement calling for the three companies to initiate concrete discussions toward consolidation of their hydroelectric power generation system operations in a quest to strengthen and expand related business.

Strategies for Seven Businesses Toward Achieving New Management Plan Goals

Tokyo, June 9, 2010 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) today announced strategies for seven businesses toward achieving the goals of its “2012 Mid-term Management Plan”. On May 31, 2010, Hitachi announced “2012 Mid-term Management Plan”, which is three year plan until the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013. The primary goals of this new medium-term management plan are to achieve growth driven by the Social Innovation Business and establish a solid financial base.

Hitachi Medical Systems UK sells its first 1.2 Tesla open architecture vertical highfield MRI system to Mayday Hospital, Croydon

London, May 11 2010 – Mayday Hospital – Hitachi Medical systems UK has been awarded the contract for OASIS™ 1.2 Tesla high-field open MRI by InHealth MRI Centre at Mayday Hospital, Croydon – the only high performance system with a truly open architecture available in the UK. This unique product combines unrivalled patient comfort together with first class imaging comparable to that of a closed bore system.