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Biomass Power Plant
Prominet Power Buys Two Japanese Power Facilities from Equis
Prominet Power has acquired two biomass power projects in Japan from independent energy and waste infrastructure developer Equis for an undisclosed sum.
Asian Coal Prices Likely to Remain Depressed
Asian coal prices, which have fallen around 25% this year as power demand slumped due to the coronavirus outbreak, are unlikely to move higher before the end of…
Hydrogen Fuel Stations
Tokyo’s New Hydrogen Station to Accelerate Uptake of Fuel Cell Vehicles
The largest power generation company in Japan, JERA, has partnered with ENEOS Corporation to launch a new hydrogen station in Tokyo.
Japan Steps up Renewables Investment to Beat 2030 Target
Japan will invest more than $100bn in wind and solar generation before 2030.
South Korea Urged to Follow Japanese Lead on Coal Finance Ban
South Korea has been castigated by environmentalists and international investors for failing to follow Japan in slashing funding for coal power overseas.
Japanese Business Lobby Pushes Coal-Friendly Policy
A study revealed that it has undermined the country’s climate change efforts.
Japan Wind Giant Starts Spinning
Japan’s largest onshore wind farm has started commercial operation, following a two and a half year construction phase.
Oil Spill in Mauritius Causes Ecological Disaster, France and India Assist
An oil spill from the MV Wakashio, a Japanese ship that struck a coral reef in Mauritius on July 25, has imperiled fish and other marine life around the Indian …
Nuclear Power Plant
Hitachi to Revive Wylfa Newydd Nuclear Power Plant Plans
Japanese technology company Hitachi has reportedly entered talks with the UK Government to revive plans for the Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant in north Wales …
Nuclear Power Plant
Nearly a Decade After Tsunami, Clean-up Continues at Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Plant
Nearly a Decade After Tsunami, Clean-up Continues at Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Plant.
Hydrogen Fuel Cell
Toshiba Delivers Hydrogen Fuel Cell System to Michinoeki-Namie
Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation has installed its pure hydrogen fuel cell system, the H2Rex™, at Michinoeki-Namie in Fukushima Prefecture.
Solar Power Plant
JBIC and Mizuho Bank to Provide Loan for Solar Facility in Qatar
Two Japanese banks have reportedly signed an agreement to provide a syndicated loan of $330m for the construction of an 800MW solar power facility in Qatar.
Supply of electrical parts to raise the efficiency
Tenders are invited for Supply of electrical parts to raise the efficiency of the heavy overhaul of japanese trains operating in the first metro line
Mauritius Must Prepare for 'Worst-Case Scenario' After Oil Spill, Prime Minister Says
Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth told the Indian Ocean island nation to prepare for the “worst-case scenario” after a crippled Japanese ship leaked o…
Inpex Hit by $1.3 bln Australian LNG Assets Impairment
Japan’s oil and gas giant Inpex has flagged a 139.7 billion yen ($1.33 billion) impairment loss on its Australian LNG assets.