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China's LNG Imports Could Hit Record High in Dec as Demand Bounces Back
The world's second largest LNG importer after Japan is on track to import its highest monthly volumes since December 2019, Refinitiv shiptracking data showed.
NRA Approves Japan’s Mox Plant at Rokkasho
Japan’s mixed-oxide fuel plant under construction in Rokkasho, Aomori Prefecture, received Nuclear Regulation Authority approval on 9 December, despite the lac…
Five Coal-Fired Power Countries in the World have Committed to Carbon Neutrality!
According to EMBER's statistics, among the world's top ten coal power countries, 5 countries have committed to achieving carbon neutrality, including China (206…
RCEP Raises Hopes of China-Japan-ROK Deal
This has led to speculation about the free trade agreement among China, Japan and the ROK being finally realized.
“K” Line Joins Japan Hydrogen Association
Japanese shipping company “K” Line has joined the Japan Hydrogen Association.
Japan: Eneos Part of New Japanese Hydrogen Association
Eneos is one of nine founding members of the new Japan Hydrogen Association set up in October.
Toyota and Japan's Mega Banks Join Body to Fund Hydrogen Projects
The JH2A to take lead in using clean energy amid global green push.
Biomass Power Plant
Japan's Hibikinada Biomass Plant Plans January Restart
Japan's 112MW Hibikinada biomass power plant in the southern Fukuoka prefecture plans to resume partial operations on 4 January following an unplanned closure s…
Oil & Gas Trade
Japan's Inpex Signs Gas Sales Agreement with Indonesia Gas Utility
A memorandum of understanding was signed between Inpex Masela Ltd and PT Perusahaan Gas Negara.
Japan Phasing Out Gas-Only Autos
All new vehicles sold in Japan by the mid-2030s will be hybrid or electric as the government begins to unveil concrete steps for reaching its goal of becoming c…
Hydrogen Fuel Cell
Cell Impact Launches Japanese Subsidiary
Cell Impact has formed a new Japan-based subsidiary to better serve the rapidly expanding fuel cell and hydrogen market in the region.
Solar Power Plant
Solar’s Role in Achieving Japan’s 2050 Carbon Neutrality Goals
Solar will likely play a major role in achieving Japan’s policy goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050 and could reach 130GW to 160GW in cum…
Stanwell and Iwatani Join Forces on Hydrogen Production, Liquefaction and Export
Stanwell Corporation and Iwatani have joined forces to push forward a future hydrogen supply chain between Queensland, Australia, and Japan to help decarbonisat…
Oil & Gas Trade
Japan Says Reached Oil Storage Deal with Kuwait
Under the deal, KPC can use storage tanks at refiner Eneos' Kiire base in southern Japan of Kagoshima as an export base for eastern Asia.
Offshore Wind Power
Japan Launches First Fixed Bottom Offshore Wind Auction
The government of Japan has launched its first-ever auction for fixed bottom offshore wind projects within the country’s General Common Sea Area.