GE and Toshiba each have a variety of complementary high-efficiency steam turbine and generator technologies that together will bring stronger capabilities in total engineering solutions for combined-cycle systems such as highest plant efficiency and a shorter and flexible start-up profile.Toshiba’s capabilities as a full turnkey contractor have met and exceeded customers’ expectations. The company’s abundant experience helps develop reliable power plants with better efficiency and competitive project lead time. “Our newest combined-cycle power system technology, the FlexEfficiency Portfolio, was developed to meet varied energy needs around the world, and we are fortunate to have a great collaboration with a company like Toshiba to help make this a reality around the globe,” said Steve Bolze, president and CEO of GE Power & Water. “Today’s MOU significantly enhances our longstanding relationship with Toshiba and allows us to work toward combining the capabilities of both companies in pursuing FlexEfficiency projects around the world while also working together on our next generation of highly fuel-efficient power plant technologies.” “Toshiba's sophisticated engineering, procurement and construction solutions have been well recognized by customers all over the world. Such capability, together with GE's FlexEfficiency portfolio, will enable the most efficient combined-cycle power plant,” said Mr. Norio Sasaki, president and CEO of Toshiba Corporation. “Our 30- year relationship with GE has been mainly focused on Japan in the past, and we are excited to work toward collaborating with GE in select projects around the world, while also developing technologies together for even more fuel-efficient power plants in the future.” About GE GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. For more information, visit the company's website at www.ge.com. About GE Power & Water GE Power & Water provides customers with a broad array of power generation, energy delivery and water process technologies to solve their challenges locally. Power & Water works in all areas of the energy industry including renewable resources such as wind and solar, biogas and alternative fuels; and coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy. The business also develops advanced technologies to help solve the world’s most complex challenges related to water availability and quality. Power & Water’s six business units include Distributed Power, Nuclear Energy, Power Generation Services, Renewable Energy, Thermal Products and Water & Process Technologies. Headquartered in Schenectady, N.Y., Power & Water is GE’s largest industrial business.
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