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Geothermal Power Plant
Japanese Funding for 28 MW Binary Mahanagdong Geothermal Plant, Philippines
In July 2022, the Japanese JCM funding scheme announced funding for the 28 MW binary cycle Mahanagdong geothermal plant in the Philippines. Several countries wi…
GlobalData: Japan to Nearly Achieve 2030 Renewable Power Generation Target
Japan is focusing on the rapid development of renewable energy to fill the void created by the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster.
Energy Storage Battery
Magnesium Conductor Developed for Energy Storage
Movement towards a more energy-efficient society means that the need for high-capacity, cost-effective batteries is greater than ever.
Japan Intends to Keep Stake in Sakhalin-1 Oil Project - Industry Minister
Japan intends to keep a stake in the Sakhalin-1 oil and gas project in Russia, industry minister Koichi Hagiuda said on Monday, after Russia temporarily banned …
Coal-Fired Power Plants
Japan’s Taketoyo Coal Plant Unit Starts Operations
It has a generating capacity of 1,070MW.
Aramco and Sabic Agri-Nutrients Certified for Blue Hydrogen and Ammonia Production
Germany's TUV Rheinland, an independent certification agency, awarded accreditation
Japan’s JERA Posts JPY11.7B Loss in Q1
This is a JPY75.8b drop from the JPY64b profit last year.
Energy Efficiency, Not an Odd-Fish Anymore!
Japanese scientists turn fish scales into carbon-nano onions, a material used in LEDs and electronics.
Toyota Unit Falsified Emissions Data From at Least 2003, Probe Finds
A major affiliate of Japan's Toyota Motor Corp falsified emissions data on some engines going back to at least 2003, more than a decade earlier than previously …
Offshore Wind Power
First Firm Offshore Wind Power Order for Siemens Gamesa in Japan
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded the firm order for the 112 MW Ishikari offshore wind power project from Green Power Investment.
A Japanese Project Demonstrates a Carbon Neutrality Pathway for Coal Power
Osaki CoolGen Corp.’s complex three-phase demonstration project in Hiroshima Prefecture seeks to achieve highly efficient coal-fired power generation with near…
Japan Should Consider Alternative Power Sources to Avoid Supply Shortage: Fitch
Natural gas holds the largest share in the country’s power mix.
Smart Meter Data Integration and Analysis Platform to Test in Japan
The aim is to study the feasibility and usefulness of the SaaS platform in what is a changing market for Japan’s electricity retailers.
Nuclear Power Plant
Regulator Approves Fukushima Water Release
Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has formally approved Tokyo Electric Power Company's (Tepco's) plan to discharge treated water from the damaged Fukus…
Hydrogen Fuel Cell
Toyota Plans to Roll Out Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Trucks for the Japanese Market Next Year
Toyota, along with three other partners, is to work on the development of light-duty fuel cell electric trucks.