Sep 22 2013
The company was founded in 1980 in Milan by Mario Gaia, Professor of Energy at the Politecnico di Milano, and today Managing Director of Turboden. His close connection with the university has always ensured the recruitment of highly qualified R&D personnel.
Turboden has always had a single mission: to design ORC turbogenerators for the production of heat and electrical power from renewable sources, while constantly striving to implement ORC technical solutions.
In 2009, Turboden became part of UTC Corp., a worldwide leader in development, production and service for aero engines, aerospace drive systems and power generation gas turbines, to develop ORC solutions from renewable sources and waste heat worldwide. In 2013 UTC exits the power market forming strategic alliance with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Pratt & Whitney Power Systems (now PW Power Systems) with the affiliate Turboden become an MHI group company.
Today Turboden s.r.l. and PW Power Systems, Inc. are Mitsubishi Heavy Industries group companies, with whom MHI is able to provide a wider range of products and services for thermal power generation systems.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is one of the world's leading heavy machinery manufacturers, with consolidated sales of over $28 billion dollars (in fiscal 2011, the year ended March 31, 2012). MHI's diverse lineup of products and services encompasses shipbuilding, power plants, chemical plants, environmental equipment, steel structures, industrial and general machinery, aircraft, space systems and air-conditioning systems.
For more info please visit Mitsubishi Heavy Industries website.
Below a video animation of the Turboden system_