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Japan’s largest power generator to close inefficient coal plants by 2030

Japan’s biggest power generator JERA has committed to shutting down all inefficient coal-fired power plants in Japan by 2030.
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New consortium formed to develop offshore wind power projects in Japan

JERA, J-Power, and Equinor ASA have formed a consortium to jointly develop offshore wind power projects in Japan.
hydrogen

Hydrogen – Asia Pacific’s fuel of the future

With countries such as Singapore, Japan and Australia heavily backing hydrogen’s potential, it is only fitting to explore hydrogen’s impact on the energy transition, as well as its wider potential across APAC.
Japan renewables

Japan will overshoot 2030 renewables target says Wood Mackenzie

Over $100 billion of investment in wind and solar power plants are expected to push the renewable energy share to 27% of Japan’s generation mix by 2030, exceeding the country’s target, according to research firm Wood Mackenzie.

Ed’s note: Land of the rising sun is counting the cost...

Japan's Fifth Strategic Energy Plan calls for 22-24% of the country's energy mix to be attributed to renewable sources by 2030, indeed an ambitious goal for a traditionally coal-heavy country.

Kawasaki gas engine and PBST achieve world’s highest class efficiency

Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ new type KG-18-T gas engine, equipped with PBST's two-stage-turbocharging ‘ECOCHARGE’ system, has recorded the world's highest class power generation efficiency with Japanese standard city gas, according to a PBST release.

MHI unit to refurbish Tokyo waste-to-energy plant

A division of engineering, procurement and construction firm Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will refurbish a 22MW waste-to-energy power plant in Japan.

Hitachi Zosen and Naval Energies expand floating wind cooperation

Hitachi Zosen and Naval Energies have signed a new MoU as part of their collaboration to design and build floating wind turbines off the Japanese coast using Naval Energies' semi-submersible floater solution.

Doosan Skoda steam turbine starts landmark journey to Japan biomass plant

The first steam turbine in history from the Doosan Škoda Power in Pilsen headed for Japan has left the gates of the production plant and successfully arrived at the Port of Hamburg.

GE to upgrade gas turbines at Japanese industrial power plant

A Japanese steel producer has retained GE to upgrade the gas turbine at its Chiba Power Plant.

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