Tokyo, Japan 2018-Dec-07

Siemens to supply steam turbine for biomass plant in Tottori prefecture

Succeed in continually receiving steam turbine orders for biomass plant in Japan

-   Expand business and strengthen presence in Japan industrial steam turbine market

-   Efficiency and reliability proved by world leading experience are highly evaluated


Siemens K.K. (Siemens K.K., Shinagawa, Tokyo President and CEO: Kenichi Fujita, hereinafter referred to as Siemens) received an order from Toyo Engineering Corporation for a steam turbine and related products for a biomass power plant in Japan. The scope of supply includes a steam turbine of 54.5 MW power output, turbine condenser, generator and turbine controls. The equipment will be installed at biomass power plant which New Energy Development Co., Ltd.  drives to  develop in Yonago city, Tottori prefecture, Japan. The commercial operation of the project is planned for 2022. Siemens achieved to secure the continual orders for the biomass plants in Japan after the orders in Ibaraki Prefecture and Toyama Prefecture by cooperating with Toyo Engineering Corporation.


Siemens positions steam turbine for biomass plant as one of the energy business strategies in Japan and attempts to expand the sales. Siemens offered a steam turbine, which is well recognized in the market, because of its high efficiency. High efficiencies of power generation allow for economical and profitable operation as well as less environmental impact at power plant. Siemens is expanding steam turbine business for biomass plant by continually receiving orders, thus will strengthen market presence in Japan.


Siemens gains the position of market leader in global steam turbine industry. Siemens offers a comprehensive range of reliable and versatile steam turbines for the power output range from 2 to 1,900 MW. Siemens steam turbines are designed for easy constructability, fast start-up and economical operation. The extensive delivery and operation experience worldwide proves the reliability of Siemens steam turbine that contributes to acquire a lot of users.


High efficiency and the evaluation of extensive global experience were the keys of the selection for the project.


 “We are honored that Siemens’ steam turbine is selected this time. In 2018, we succeeded in receiving orders of steam turbine for biomass plants continually, and expanding industrial steam turbine business in Japan,” said Kenichi Fujita, President & CEO, Siemens K.K. “By leveraging our experiences, we will continue to work actively to provide highly efficient steam turbine  to contribute to the customers’ benefits as well as the development of renewable and biomass energy power generation in Japan.”

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