Toshiba America Energy Systems Corporation Secures Long-Term Service Agreement for High Desert Power Project


Thermal Power

January 29 2019

Toshiba America Energy Systems Corporation

Press release of Toshiba America Energy Systems Corporation dated on 29th January.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Toshiba America Energy Systems Corporation (TAES) recently secured a Long-Term Service Agreement (LTSA) for work at the High Desert Power Project (HDPP), a combined-cycle power plant located in Southern California and owned by Middle River Power.

“We are fully committed to ongoing support of the entire Toshiba fleet, and thrilled to have negotiated this mutually beneficial agreement at High Desert,” said TAES Vice President of Thermal Services Lee Hietpas. “We look forward to continuing to partner with the customer to optimize the performance of the unit.”

“There are many benefits to entering into this arrangement with Toshiba,” said Vice President of Operations Claude Couvillion, Middle River Power. “They have the technical expertise needed to help us ensure plant reliability and efficiency, and as the OEM for the unit can also respond quickly to emergent needs including the manufacturing and procurement of replacement parts.”

The twelve (12) year LTSA went into effect in January of 2019. The Agreement provides for turnkey support of planned maintenance outages, engineering support, plant optimization, parts, and scheduled and emergent technical support for High Desert’s 323MW Toshiba Steam Turbine and Generator.

About Toshiba America Energy Systems Corporation

Toshiba America Energy Systems Corporation (TAES), headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, with a large manufacturing and service shop near Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides turbine/generator equipment and services for the energy industry in the Americas, including thermal, hydro and nuclear power plants. Part of the Energy Systems & Solutions Company within Toshiba Corporation, TAES is proud to provide high-quality, reliable and cost-effective products and services that address current and future power generation needs. For more information, please visit

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