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28 11 2020 | 08:00

Indian Manufacturers pave the way for two-wheeler boom in Africa.

According to the World Bank, Africa’s population is expected to reach 2.8 billion by 2060, which will result in local government’s focus on developing and strengthening transport networks.

14 11 2020 | 08:01

Marubeni withdrawal may kill planned 630MW coal-fired project in South Africa.

Japanese resources company Marubeni Corp will pull out of the Thabametsi South African coal plant project, the Japanese group told Reuters on Wednesday, following the withdrawal of some South African…

02 11 2020 | 07:42

Radioactive Fukushima waste water contains substances which ‘could damage human DNA’, Greenpeace warns.

Plans to release over a million tonnes of water into the sea ‘will have serious, long-term consequences’ environmental group says. Contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan …

02 11 2020 | 07:01

Doe your bit: Japan invents bags deer can eat after plastic-related deaths.

The famed deer that roam the city of Nara, in Japan, no longer face discomfort – or far worse – after local companies developed a safe alternative to the plastic packaging discarded by tourists that…

24 10 2020 | 12:19

Offshore wind, battery storage expected to play key role in Japan’s decarbonization efforts.

Japan will promote the use of offshore wind generation and battery storage in its new effort to become carbon neutral by 2050, according to a government official, indicating how the nation might…

19 09 2020 | 10:22

Japan’s Sumitomo Corp. exits U.S. shale gas industry.

Japanese trading house Sumitomo Corp has sold all its stake in the Marcellus shale gas project in the United States for an undisclosed sum, it said on Monday in a statement. Sumitomo bought a 30%…

31 08 2020 | 08:20

Japan's Nagashiki says has scuttled part of Mauritius oil-spill ship.

TOKYO  - Japan’s Nagashiki Shipping, which owns the bulk carrier that ran aground on a reef in Mauritius and caused a large oil spill, said on Tuesday it has completed scuttling of the front part of…

02 07 2020 | 07:29

NTT, Japanese telecom giant, planning $9.3 billion investment in green energy, transmission assets.

NTT will enter the renewable energy market and invest more than 1 trillion yen ($9.3 billion) by 2030 to set up its own transmission network, Nikkei learned on Monday. NTT hopes to generate 7.5…

31 05 2020 | 08:45

Japan’s Tokyo Gas invests in floating offshore wind pioneer Principle Power.

Japanese natural gas company Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd has made a bet that the future of renewable power will be floating at sea. The more than $22 million investment in developer of floating platforms for…

31 05 2020 | 07:12

Japan Must Not Support Vung Ang 2 Coal Power Plant in Vietnam

127 Organizations from More Than 40 Countries and Regions Sign Petition to Japanese Public and Private Sectors

09 05 2020 | 11:59

J-Power, Japan’s largest coal plant operator, buys into its first renewable energy project in the U.S..

J-Power USA, Solar Plus Development, Avondale Solar and AP Solar Holdings are going to develop Red-Tailed Hawk Solar, a 350 MWac solar project located in Wharton County, Texas, through an equally…

19 04 2020 | 08:05

Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group ends financing for coal-fired power plants.

Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc (SMFG) said on Thursday it would no longer lend to new coal-fired power plants from May 1, a day after peer Mizuho Financial Group Inc said it would stop…

19 04 2020 | 07:24

Japan’s Quest for Green Energy Glory at Tokyo 2020.

Recent weeks have seen the news emerge this year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have been postponed. This is a big story within the renewable energy sector. For while the Olympic Games will now newly…

06 04 2020 | 08:39

Japan Wind Energy 2020 ( 28-29 October; Tokyo)

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04 04 2020 | 13:34

Campaigners attack Japan's 'shameful' climate plans release.

Japan has laid out its plans to tackle greenhouse gas emissions under the Paris agreement in the run-up to UN climate talks this year, becoming the first large economy to do so. But its proposals…

04 04 2020 | 13:01

Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui bank to stop making loans for new thermal coal plants—report.

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. will suspend in principle new loans for coal-fired thermal power plants, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. The move is aimed at showing its consideration for the…

12 03 2020 | 07:50

Fukushima powers up one of world's biggest hydrogen plants.

Olympic torch relay will burn fuel made at solar-powered facility. TOKYO -- One of the world's largest facilities for producing clean-burning hydrogen marked its opening on Saturday, in a…

23 02 2020 | 11:43

Why the world’s third-largest economy is still betting on coal.

Japan is pushing ahead with a fuel source that’s exacerbating climate change. Japan, the world’s third-largest economy, is leaning into coal power, a striking move at a time when the climate crisis…

13 01 2020 | 07:41

Fukushima unveils plans to become renewable energy hub.

Japan aims to power region, scene of 2011 meltdown, with 100% renewable energy by 2040. Fukushima is planning to transform itself into a renewable energy hub, almost nine years after it became the…

19 11 2019 | 05:40

Metamorphosis In Fukushima — Installing 11 Solar Power Plants & 10 Wind Power Plants.

How does one renew an area devastated by nuclear waste? I think of brilliant Akira Kurosawa’s film Dreams. One of the dreams depicts the horror and abyss after the fallout of a nuclear accident.…