Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Hosts Technical Conference in Argentina as Orders in Latin America Reach Record Level


MHPS Orders Surge as Advanced Class Gas Turbines Emerge as Market Leaders

Buenos Aires, Argentina – (April 17, 2017) Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems  Americas (MHPS Americas) is hosting a technical conference on April 18 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, as new contracts in Latin America have hit record levels.

“MHPS Americas is seeing unprecedented business activity from our customers in the region,” said Paul Browning, MHPS Americas President and CEO. “Power producers in Latin America are looking for best in class options to generate clean, reliable and affordable electricity. MHPS Advanced Class Gas Turbines are attracting attention by setting new standards for both efficiency and reliability.”

Among the items expected to make news at the MHPS Americas Technical Conference in Buenos Aires are:

  • Details on record order year in Americas in new ACGT and other contracts for equipment and services.”
  • Introduction of the proven air cooled J-series turbine for the South American market. The MHPS M701JAC has a world record rating of 717MW, offering energy producers a revolutionary combined cycle efficiency of greater than 63 percent.
  • Continued support from the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) to provide funding options for project developers across the region. JBIC will make a presentation at the MHPS event.
  • Announcement of Alexandre Aoki as President & CEO of MHPS South America and Edward Lasso as Senior Vice President for New Equipment Sales in Latin America as key executive staffing announcements to support business growth in the region. Combined these two executives have over thirty years of experience in the region, and have sold over 100 turbines in Latin America.

“We’re very excited about what is taking place for MHPS in Latin America,” Browning said. “By listening to the needs of our customers and delivering the most efficient and highly reliable turbines on the market we are gaining market share. MHPS Americas is playing a vital role in supporting economic growth and enhancing lifestyles in the region, while protecting the environment with clean energy solutions.”