Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Science & Technology: Toshiba Research to Improve Capacity Factors of Geothermal Power Plants

Research on the Use of IoT and AI Technology to Improve Capacity Factor of Geothermal Power Plants (News Release)

Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS) is conducting research that employs IoT and AI technology to improve capacity factors of geothermal power plants. 

The research program, which began this month and is scheduled to continue until FY 2020, aims to reduce the rate of problem occurrences at power plants by 20% while boosting capacity factors by 10%. 

This research program has won positive evaluation and a grant from by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO).

Toshiba will be exhibiting at the GRC Annual Meeting & Expo from 14-17 October in Reno, Nevada, USA.