Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Revolutionary JAC Gas Turbine Technically Selected for 26 Projects



MHPS Change in Power Revolution Continues


LAKE MARY, FLA. - (December 06, 2017) At the 2016 Power Gen International Conference, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) announced the introduction of the revolutionary JAC gas turbine, a new J-Series air-cooled gas turbine that offered a combination of enhanced efficiency, proven reliability and lower cost electricity that sets a new standard for the industry. The introduction of the JAC symbolized a true change in power that continues today, discarding the status quo of GT technology.


One year later, MHPS is proud to announce that customers in Asia, the U.S., Mexico, and South America have technically selected the M501JAC for their projects 26 times representing over 14 GW of new power projects. MHPS has a long history for successfully delivering state of the art technology with uncompromising capabilities.


The JAC has an impressive 64% efficiency, 99.5% reliability and a combined cycle output of 575 MW. These industry leading statistics and the JAC's flexible ramping capabilities that can address today's grid fluctuations are the main reasons that IPPs and traditional utilities are selecting the JAC. And only MHPS can offer its customers a proven, thoroughly tested design such as the JAC, with over 14,000 hours operating hours at T-Point, MHPS's validation facility. 


"The success of the JAC is no coincidence," said Paul Browning, MHPS President and CEO. "The company started on a journey in 2004 by setting a goal of 65% efficiency and has methodically pursued that goal. As MHPS nears that achievement, the company recently introduced MHPS-TOMONI™, a platform designed to unlock the advantages of the digital power plant that places importance on close collaboration between the OEM and the plant operator which will deepen our partnership with our customers"


The choice by our customers that led to the 26 technical selections clearly demonstrates that MHPS is unlike other turbine OEMs and Tomoni reflects this vast difference. We value the close partnerships we have with our customers and recognize that this trust has helped us achieve record setting performance when it comes to the efficiency and reliability of MHPS Advanced Class Gas Turbines.


In addition to the 26 JAC Technical Selections, MHPS has 25 J-Series gas turbines already in operation and 31 more units ordered; the platform has more operating hours than our next two competitors combined.  


About Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc.

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas Inc. is enabling the power plant of the future.  Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL, MHPS employment in the Americas has grown from five in 1999 to more than 2,000 today. The company has large manufacturing and repair facilities in Florida, Georgia Missouri, New Jersey, New York, and Texas, including the world's most modern heavy duty gas turbine and steam turbine factory in Savannah.  MHPS utilizes three repair centers to provide service parts and repairs to a rapidly expanding installed base throughout the Americas and to service the fleets of other OEMs around the world.  Products and services for the electric power generation industry include the world's largest and most efficient gas turbines, steam turbines, geothermal turbines, boiler and environmental control systems. Learn more about the Revolutionary Energy spirit of MHPS Americas by visiting

MHPS is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. (7011:JP)

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