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Toshiba Gets Order For U.S. Steam Turbine, Generator

Toshiba Corp. has won an order to supply a steam turbine and generator for a thermal power plant in Kansas, the United States, for $80 million.

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Toshiba Corp. said Thursday it has won an order to supply a steam turbine and generator for a thermal power plant in Kansas, the United States, for $80 million.

Under the contract with Colorado-based utility Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Inc. and Kansas-based utility Sunflower Electric Power Corp., Toshiba will install the equipment at the Holcomb Thermal Power Plant, which plans to start operations in 2017.

The Japanese company, which has supplied over 90 steam turbine generators for thermal power plants including those now under construction in North America, plans to supply the equipment to the Kansas plant in July 2014.

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