japan

Αποτελέσματα 1 - 20 | από συνολικά 22
02 07 2020 | 07:29

NTT, Japanese telecom giant, planning $9.3 billion investment in green energy, transmission assets.

NTT will enter the renewable energy market and invest more than 1 trillion yen ($9.3 billion) by 2030 to set up its own transmission network, Nikkei learned on Monday. NTT hopes to generate 7.5…

31 05 2020 | 08:45

Japan’s Tokyo Gas invests in floating offshore wind pioneer Principle Power.

Japanese natural gas company Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd has made a bet that the future of renewable power will be floating at sea. The more than $22 million investment in developer of floating platforms for…

31 05 2020 | 07:12

Japan Must Not Support Vung Ang 2 Coal Power Plant in Vietnam

127 Organizations from More Than 40 Countries and Regions Sign Petition to Japanese Public and Private Sectors

09 05 2020 | 11:59

J-Power, Japan’s largest coal plant operator, buys into its first renewable energy project in the U.S..

J-Power USA, Solar Plus Development, Avondale Solar and AP Solar Holdings are going to develop Red-Tailed Hawk Solar, a 350 MWac solar project located in Wharton County, Texas, through an equally…

19 04 2020 | 08:05

Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group ends financing for coal-fired power plants.

Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc (SMFG) said on Thursday it would no longer lend to new coal-fired power plants from May 1, a day after peer Mizuho Financial Group Inc said it would stop…

19 04 2020 | 07:24

Japan’s Quest for Green Energy Glory at Tokyo 2020.

Recent weeks have seen the news emerge this year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have been postponed. This is a big story within the renewable energy sector. For while the Olympic Games will now newly…

06 04 2020 | 08:39

Japan Wind Energy 2020 ( 28-29 October; Tokyo)

Event Description:

04 04 2020 | 13:34

Campaigners attack Japan's 'shameful' climate plans release.

Japan has laid out its plans to tackle greenhouse gas emissions under the Paris agreement in the run-up to UN climate talks this year, becoming the first large economy to do so. But its proposals…

04 04 2020 | 13:01

Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui bank to stop making loans for new thermal coal plants—report.

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. will suspend in principle new loans for coal-fired thermal power plants, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. The move is aimed at showing its consideration for the…

12 03 2020 | 07:50

Fukushima powers up one of world's biggest hydrogen plants.

Olympic torch relay will burn fuel made at solar-powered facility. TOKYO -- One of the world's largest facilities for producing clean-burning hydrogen marked its opening on Saturday, in a…

23 02 2020 | 11:43

Why the world’s third-largest economy is still betting on coal.

Japan is pushing ahead with a fuel source that’s exacerbating climate change. Japan, the world’s third-largest economy, is leaning into coal power, a striking move at a time when the climate crisis…

13 01 2020 | 07:41

Fukushima unveils plans to become renewable energy hub.

Japan aims to power region, scene of 2011 meltdown, with 100% renewable energy by 2040. Fukushima is planning to transform itself into a renewable energy hub, almost nine years after it became the…

19 11 2019 | 05:40

Metamorphosis In Fukushima — Installing 11 Solar Power Plants & 10 Wind Power Plants.

How does one renew an area devastated by nuclear waste? I think of brilliant Akira Kurosawa’s film Dreams. One of the dreams depicts the horror and abyss after the fallout of a nuclear accident.…

08 10 2019 | 08:34

Some $71 bln of Japanese coal assets at risk from cheaper renewables.

As much as $71 billion of Japanese coal assets could be at risk as the economic viability of plants is undermined by cheaper renewable energy, research by the University of Tokyo, Carbon Tracker and…

22 08 2019 | 08:07

Japan funds toxic coal plants abroad emitting more pollution than domestic plants – Greenpeace analysis.

Tokyo, Japan – The Japanese Government and its public finance agencies JBIC, JICA, NEXI are exporting pollution to other countries by funding coal-fired power plants abroad, that emit far more toxic…

19 06 2019 | 07:53

Japan gov't reviewing renewable energy support policies over costs.

TOKYO -- A potential fiscal 2020 legal amendment for the abolition of some feed-in tariff (FIT) policies that encourage the development and uptake of renewable energy sources like solar and wind…

17 06 2019 | 15:43

'Stress relief' booth where visitors strike Donald Trump bobble-head axed from Chinese tech expo.

The controversial heads come after the US president angered many in China as he sparked a multibillion-dollar tariff war. A tech fair attraction that allowed visitors to batter a bobble-head…

13 06 2019 | 11:21

Japanese floater spins into action.

Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization has inaugurated a floating offshore wind turbine off the coast of the Asian country. The Hibiki machine was installed in waters…

10 06 2019 | 09:03

The winds of change blow for Japan’s energy mix

Following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, Japan has struggled as many of its nuclear power plants remain off the grid, forcing the country to turn to expensive foreign gas imports. A new…

28 05 2019 | 08:35

Batteries, deregulation will fuel Japan’s solar boom.

Thanks to “innovative business models” and the combination of PV with batteries, Japan’s “solar boom” is far from over, market expert Izumi Kaizuka of RTS PV has said. Despite the imminent demise of…