Fuji Electric Receives the Agency of Natural Resources and Energy Director’s Award and the JMF’s President Award for Superior Energy Conserving Machinery Award

Tokyo, February 8, 2013 – Fuji Electric Co., Ltd. (TSE: 6504) announced today that it has received fiscal 2012 superior energy conserving machinery award at the 33rd Awards Ceremony held by the Japan Machinery Federation. Details are as follows.

Agency of Natural Resources and Energy Director’s Award

(1)  Awarded for the HX Series of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) equipped with a 3-level IGBT module

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(2) Awarded for the PVI Series of power conditioners for use in mega-solar applications

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Reason for the awards:

By employing Fuji Electric’s proprietary new 3-level IGBT module, the HX Series of UPS achieves an efficiency of 97% with 40% less power loss than conventional models. Meanwhile, the PVI series of power conditioners realizes equipment efficiency of 98.5% and reduces power loss by 76% compared to conventional models.

JMF’s President Award

(1) Awarded for a can and bottle vending machine model equipped with a hybrid heat pump

Press release regarding the product:

http://www.fujielectric.co.jp/about/news/11103101/index.html (Japanese language only)

Reason for the award:

By equipping this vending machine with cooling circuitry that uses an inverter compressor and a new electronic expansion valve, Fuji Electric developed a hybrid system that makes it possible to operate the heat pump internally and externally as well as in the internal compartment using a single compressor. This enables the vending machine to significantly reduce CO2 emissions over the product lifecycle.

About the Superior Energy Conserving Machinery Award

The superior energy conserving machinery award is designed to commend corporations and organizations that have been recognized for their contributions in promoting efficient energy use by developing and utilizing outstanding machines that conserve energy.

For more information, please refer to the website of the Japan Machinery Federation.

Enquiries regarding this press release

Public and Investor Relations Department, President Office, Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.

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