Lithium-ion battery units
China conquers top spot in lithium-ion battery supply chain ranking

The country has control of 80% of the world’s raw material refining, according to BNEF’s ranking

Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant
Hitachi scraps plans for Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant due to ‘severe’ investment environment

Work on the £16 billion Horizon Project was suspended in January last year after Hitachi failed to reach an agreement to secure ‘reasonable returns’ as a private enterprise

Equinor teams up with Japanese partners to develop offshore wind projects

They will work towards submitting a joint bid in Japan’s first offshore wind auction

Japan launches online platform for sustainable recovery from COVID-19

It offers a dedicated source of knowledge for both governments and non-state stakeholders, expected to speed the efficiency of action taken

Pay for parking using electricity from EVs at Nissan Pavilion

The 10,000-square-meter facility in Yokohama, Japan is a zero-emission space that has been fitted with solar panels and is supplied with hydroelectric power

Vestas secures 76MW turbine supply order for two Japanese wind farms

The order includes a long-term management and service agreement for both farms

Solar Steel gives Japan solar boost of 94MW

The three solar PV plants are expected to generate enough clean energy to power 47,600 homes in Japan

BayWa r.e. completes 11.9MW solar project in Japan

Spread across 24 hectares, the renewable energy plant could provide clean electricity to up to 5,000 local homes

Sonnedix commences commercial operation of 32.9MW solar plant in Japan

The renewable asset could produce 39,000MWh of clean energy in a year, enough to power 13,200 Japanese households

Japanese energy firm JERA to join World Forum Offshore Wind

As part of WFO, JERA will help develop large-scale offshore energy generation projects in Japan and overseas