|- Empirical Research Study Utilizing AI and IoT Technologies Begun through a Public-Private Partnership -|
TOKYO, July 3, 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Environmental & Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd. (MHIEC) , a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), will jointly conduct an empirical research study with the city of Yokohama on introducing AI and IoT technologies in Waste to Energy plants through a public-private partnership. MHIEC will build an operations data network for a Waste to Energy plant linking the plant and the city hall building, and analyze the accumulated data using AI technologies with the aim of achieving more advanced stable operations for Waste to Energy plant.
1. Expected results and utilization
This empirical research project will allow the operational status of the Waste to Energy plant to be monitored in real time at the city hall building using IoT technologies. The operational data will be collected as Big Data, allowing for various types of analysis.
Analyzing this Big Data with AI technologies is expected to provide such functions as failure prediction, more stable operations, and improved power generating capacity. It will also help provide for optimal plant operations, including avoiding problems due to malfunction, and lower maintenance costs.
2. Subject Waste to Energy plant
Resources and Waste Recycling Bureau Tsuzuki Incineration Plant (27-1 Hiradai, Tsuzuki-ku, Yokohama City)
July 3, 2018 - March 31, 2019 (331 days)
About Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group is one of the world's leading industrial firms. For more than 130 years, we have channeled big thinking into solutions that move the world forward - advancing the lives of everyone who shares our planet. We deliver innovative and integrated solutions across a wide range of industries, covering land, sea, sky and even space. MHI Group employs 80,000 people across 400 locations, operating in three business domains: "Power Systems," "Industry & Infrastructure," "Aircraft, Defense & Space." We have a consolidated revenue of around 40 billion U.S. Dollars. We aim to contribute to environmental sustainability while achieving global growth, using our leading-edge technologies. By bringing people and ideas together as one, we continue to pave the way to a future of shared success.
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Joseph Hood, PR Manager
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
July 3, 2018 10:54 HKT/SGT
Source: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
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