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Sunpower (SPWRA) Expands Solar Supply Agreement With Toshiba

SunPower (SPWRA) announced this morning that is has expanded its relationship with Japanese behemoth Toshiba to support Toshiba’s residential s0lar program.  The two companies have worked together in the past under an original 32MW supply deal and today’s announcement adds another 48MW.  The panels will be supplied over the course of the next year.

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"Japan is the leader in Asia in the residential solar market, which … Read the rest

Toshiba To Supply Drive Motors For Ford (F) Electric Cars, Will Expand US Manufacturing

Toshiba announced today it will begin construction to expand capacity at a plant in Houston, Texas and begin production on drive motors for Ford Motor (F) hybrid and electric cars the following year.  The plant will be the first phase of production in the US for electric car drive propulsion systems which it currently manufacturers in Japan.  The company is expanding its manufacturing capacity which includes production of on board control systems to batteries, inverters … Read the rest

Toshiba (TOSBF) To Build Nuclear Plants For NRG Energy (NRG) And CPS Energy

Toshiba will construct 2 new 1,400 MW nuclear plants in Texas under an agreement with Texas utility companies NRG Energy and CPS Energy. The two new plants are being built as part of the South Texas Project, an expansion of an existing nuclear plant that provides power to NRG and CPS customers.

According to MSN Money, the new plants will be unique because "They will be the first in the U.S. that are advanced boiling … Read the rest

Volkswagon (VOW) And Toshiba (TOSBF) In Partnership To Develop EV

Here’s some good news for all of you Volkswagon fans: Volkswagon and Toshiba have signed a letter of intent to develop an electric version of  the VW Up! concept car, according to SustainableBusiness.com.

Here are some excerpts from a statement released by Volkswagon regarding the partnership:

“The objective is a cooperation for the development of electric drive units and the accompanying power electronics for Volkswagen’s planned new small (car) family,” Volkswagen reportedly said in a

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Toshiba (TOSBF.PK) Enters Solar Energy Business With New Photovoltaic Systems Division

With the establishment of a new photovoltaic systems division, Toshiba is trying to carve out a piece of the solar energy market for itself. Toshiba will not be targeting residences or the "average Joe;" rather, they are angling for large industrial customers. Also, Toshiba will not make solar panels in-house. Instead, they will buy solar panels from outside companies and use them along with Toshiba’s proprietary supercharge ion battery (SCiB) technology and the companies … Read the rest