TMEIC wins Intersolar Award for innovation in solar technology

        TMEIC wins Intersolar Award for innovation in solar technology

Solar Ware® Samurai recognized for design and efficiency

PR Newswire

ROANOKE, Va., July 8, 2014

ROANOKE, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Every year,Intersolar Europe, the
world's largest exhibition for the solar industry and its partners, pays
tribute to most innovative developments in solar technology.

This year, TMEIC's Solar Ware® Samurai PV Central Inverter was among the three
winners selected from more than 200 companies, in 21 countries worldwide, to
receive an award in the Photovoltaics category.

"Earning this award serves as a major milestone for TMEIC's overseas expansion
in Europe, where many of our competitors have a presence," Corporate Vice
President and Vice President of the New Energy & Environmental Business
Division Hisayoshi Kobayashi, said. "This honor also serves as further
motivation in our resolve to contribute to the realization of a green energy

The Solar Ware® Samurai is an outdoor PCS with a stand-alone capacity of
1,667kW. Its highly advanced cooling system offers fanless operation up to 50
percent of the output power rating, and maintains high reliability while
reducing energy costs.

The inverter also boasts the ability to operate efficiently under the harshest
of environments, such as deserts where large-scale mega solar facilities are
frequently installed.

According to Intersolar, "The innovative cooling system of the Solar Ware®
Samurai central inverter makes the product reliable, fail-safe and easy to
maintain." And, "The inverters' high resistance makes them suitable for
regions with high solar irradiation and extreme weather, which increases

The Solar Ware® Samurai's high efficiency level and environmentally friendly
design, make it clear to see why it was selected as a winner.

Since the inverter's introduction in 2013, TMEIC has installed over 60 units,
and anticipates orders of more than 400 units in North America in 2014.

About Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (TMEIC)
Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (TMEIC) was formed
in 2003 from the merger of the industrial systems divisions of Toshiba
Corporation and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation. TMEIC manufactures and sells
variable frequency drives, motors, and advanced automation systems for a range
of industrial applications.We drive industry.

The North American operation –
TMEIC Corporation, headquartered in Roanoke, VA, designs, develops and
engineers advanced automation, large AC machines and variable frequency drive
systems. TMEIC Corporation specializes in the Metals, Material Handling, Oil &
Gas, Mining, Testing and other industrial markets worldwide. We drive

SOURCE Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (TMEIC)

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