Japan-based Mitsubishi Electric has started testing of railcar traction converter/inverter systems with all-silicon carbide (SiC) power modules installed on a N700 Shinkansen bullet train for Central Japan Railway Company (JR-Central).
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today its immediate issuance of the Mitsubishi Electric Group's environmental report for the fiscal year that ended in March, which documents that the Group mostly achieved its targets, including for total carbon dioxide emissions from product use and manufacturing operations. Investment in environmental initiatives came to 4.5 billion yen, or approximately 36 million US dollars.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a contract to supply the main component, a Michelson interferometer, for the satellite of the GOSAT-2 mission that will enable the Japanese government to continue and enhance spaceborne measurement of major greenhouse gases.
Mitsubishi Electric will build a new training center in Japan to strengthen human resources development as the company further globalizes the sales, manufacturing, installation and maintenance functions of its building-systems business.