Mitsubishi Power hosts seminar with industry leaders to advance Malaysia’s energy transition

Mitsubishi Power hosts seminar with industry leaders to advance Malaysia’s energy transition

Mitsubishi Power, a power solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, today held the Mitsubishi Power Malaysia Technical Seminar 2023 in Kuala Lumpur. The seminar involved knowledge-sharing of strategic plans and innovative industry-leading power generation technologies and services to support Malaysia’s energy needs.

The seminar was attended by Dato’ Nor Azman bin Haji Mufti, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), TNB Genco, and over 130 energy industry leaders, customers and partners from companies including TNB Genco, Malakoff, CGN Edra, Gurun Power Generation, MMC Engineering, Sarawak Energy and YTL.

Notably, Mitsubishi Power presented a live virtual tour of Takasago Hydrogen Park, the world’s first centre for validation of hydrogen-related technologies, from hydrogen production to power generation. The event also featured various presentations and speeches from Mitsubishi Power executives covering business updates, gas turbine design and performance enhancement, decarbonisation technologies such as hydrogen and ammonia co-firing capabilities, as well as operation and maintenance of power plants via Long Term Service Agreements. 

Kazuki Ishikura, Senior Vice President, Mitsubishi Power Asia Pacific, opened the event with an address, where he shared, “Mitsubishi Power has been delivering expert engineering and cutting-edge power generation solutions to Malaysia since the 1960s. We are committed to supporting the country’s existing energy needs while diversifying the energy mix to pave the way for less carbon-intensive power generation, in support of Malaysia’s energy transition.”

Takao Tsukui, Executive Vice President, International Sales and Marketing, Mitsubishi Power, wrapped up the event. He concluded, “We have developed innovative solutions including our JAC gas turbines that are ready for co-firing and eventually 100 per cent firing of cleaner fuels like hydrogen. We look forward to collaboration across partners and customers in the sector to achieve Malaysia’s ambitious and positive commitments toward the 2050 carbon neutral goal.”

Since the 1960s, Mitsubishi Power had a wide footprint as a key energy solutions provider in Malaysia, supplying gas turbines, steam turbines and boilers. Mitsubishi Power’s M701F gas turbines have been supporting the Tuanku Jafaar Power Plant in Port Dickson since the early 2000s and the company has supplied equipment to the country’s power stations in Pasir Gudang, Port Klang and Manjung 5.  

For more information and latest updates on the 2023 Technical Seminar in Malaysia, follow Mitsubishi Power Asia Pacific’s LinkedIn page.

About Mitsubishi Power

Mitsubishi Power is a power solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI). Across more than 30 countries worldwide, Mitsubishi Power designs, manufactures and maintains equipment and systems that drive decarbonisation and ensure delivery of reliable power around the world.

Among its solutions are a wide range of gas turbines including hydrogen-fueled gas turbines, solid-oxide fuel cells (SOFCs), and air quality control system (AQCS). Committed to providing exemplary service and working with customers to imagine the future of energy, Mitsubishi Power is also spearheading the development of the digital power plant through its suite of AI-enabled TOMONI® solutions.

For more information, please visit https://power.mhi.com.

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