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

Capstone Turbine to launch innovative animal waste biogas project in Japan

The 800kW biogas-powered facility will use a digester to process the organic biomass coming from the city of Handa

LNG imports market to take a hit due to covid-19 crisis

In 2019, the three nations collectively imported nearly 51% of global LNG supplies

Toyota-led consortium to launch renewable energy project in Japan

The clean energy generated could cut carbon dioxide emissions to zero to propel a ‘low carbon society’

Mitsubishi to design satellite to study climate change from space

The project will contribute to the scientific study of greenhouse gases and water-cycle, to track climate change and help prevent natural disasters

Japan’s power demand ‘hit by coronavirus outbreak’

The head of a Japanese utilities federation says the pandemic has already led to socio-economic slowdown

Japanese firm invests in UK-based Winch Energy

The company develops and operates autonomous mini generation and distribution systems comprised of solar panels, battery storage and smart meters

Tokyo 2020 Olympics to see athletes sleep on sustainable cardboard beds

The 18,000 bedframes in the Athletes Village will be recycled into paper products after the games, while the mattresses will be converted into new plastics