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Coal-Fired Power Plants
Japan to Stop Support for Overseas Coal-Fired Plants After Criticism
The Japanese Government is reportedly planning to stop offering financial support for the construction of overseas coal-fired power plants as it faces criticism…
Japanese Policy Still Focussed on Long-Term Energy Security
No formal change to existing policy has been announced.
Japan Promotes ‘Clean’ Coal in the Battle Against Climate Change
Japan’s coal consumption is on the rise even as Europe plans a shift away from coal power.
Offshore Wind Power
Japan Eyes 10 Areas for Offshore Wind Development
Six were selected as promising for future developments.
SoftBank May Divest Stake in Indian Green Energy Firm SBG Cleantech
Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group is reportedly in talks to sell its 80% stake in Indian green energy firm SBG Cleantech.
Japan Bets Big on Mozambique Liquefied Natural Gas
The money will fund the development of a gas field in the African country to produce some 12 million tons of LNG annually.
Japan Will Shut Down 100 Old Coal-Fired Power Plants
The Japanese government plans to suspend or shut down nearly 90% of old and inefficient coal-fired power plants by fiscal 2030.
Vestas to Supply Turbines for Two Wind Farms in Japan
Danish company Vestas, in partnership with Tokyu Land Corporation and Japan Wind Development, has secured a supply contract for 76MW of wind turbines.
Japanese Firms Urge Government to Shift to Renewables
They also recommended introducing carbon pricing.
Hydrogen Fueling Turbines at Japan Refinery
Chiyoda Corp. on June 25 said the project using imported hydrogen is now powering generators at the Toa Oil Co. refinery in Kawasaki.
Floating Offshore Wind
Japan Launches First Floating Wind Call
Japan has issued a tender for floating offshore wind projects off the coast of Goto City, Nagasaki prefecture.
Hydrogen Fuel Cell
Toshiba to Relocate Hydrogen Energy Product Site
Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation has started to relocate a hydrogen energy production site from Yokohama to Hamakawasaki operations in the Ukishim…
JA Solar to Supply Solar Modules for 110MW PV Project in Japan
China-based photovoltaic products manufacturer JA Solar has secured a supply contract for a 110MW photovoltaic power plant in Kansai, Japan.
Mitsui Invests $25m in FirstElement Fuel
Japan's Mitsui has invested $25m in California's biggest hydrogen station developer and operator FirstElement Fuel.
Hydrogen Fuel Cell
Toyota to Set Up Chinese Fuel Cell R&D Venture
Japanese auto producer Toyota plans to set up a research and development firm for commercial vehicle fuel cell systems in China this year.