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NTN Receives “New Energy Foundation Chairman Award” of “New Energy Awards”December 23, 2019Press Release

NTN Corporation (hereafter, NTN) hereby advises that it has received the “New Energy Foundation Chairman Award (field of products and services)” for “NTN Micro Hydro Turbine” at the “New Energy Awards 2019” hosted by the New Energy Foundation.

The awards recognize outstanding new energy-related products, services, and implementation activities, with the aim of promoting the introduction, popularization, and enlightenment of new energy sources.

“NTN Micro Hydro Turbine” is a small type hydroelectric generator that can generate power with high efficiency simply by placing it over existing water channels. NTN received the awards as the product promotes using renewable energy in areas where power infrastructure is not yet in place in addition to the creativity of its technologies.

In recent years, awareness for global warming, climate change, natural disasters, etc. has increased worldwide. The use of renewable energies, which contribute to reduce CO2 emissions, has been also expanding. Through the development and sales of natural energy products, NTN aims to promote the use of renewable energies and realize a sustainable society and “NAMERAKA* society.”

* NAMERAKA means “smooth” in Japanese

Award Name

New Energy Foundation Chairman Award (field of products and services) of New Energy Awards 2019

New Energy Foundation Chairman Award (field of products and services) of New Energy Awards 2019

Awarded Product

NTN Micro Hydro Turbine

(Theme: NTN Micro Hydro Turbine, a multi-installation propeller hydro turbine that has excellent business potential)

Features of NTN Micro Hydro Turbine

1) Easy installation with minimal cost and time. Simply place in an existing water channel. No need for construction work to develop the water level difference
2) High-efficient power generation that minimizes loss of water energy
3) Increased output when installing more units, can freely arrange units in series or parallel
4) Can be connected to the grid to sell power
5) Easy Lifter* ensures safe operation and reduces maintenance costs

* A mechanism that allows the turbine wings to be pulled out of the water stream temporarily. No need for cranes for regular maintenance. It plays an important role when water is inflated and the number of garbage increases.

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Reference (past press releases)

July 4, 2018 Press Release: NTN Launches “Grid Connectable NTN Micro Hydro Turbine”
https://www.ntnglobal.com/en/news/new_products/news201800068.html

June 30, 2017 Press Release: NTN Launches “NTN Micro Hydro Turbine”
https://www.ntnglobal.com/en/news/new_products/news201700064.html

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