Emissions & Environment
Japan’s biggest power generator JERA has committed to shutting down all inefficient coal-fired power plants in Japan by 2030.
Solar firms must build profitable solar portfolios to maintain market momentum and sustain the appetite of investors.
Iberdrola has reached an agreement with Macquarie’s Green Investment Group to acquire 100% of the Tokyo-based developer Acacia Renewables.
JERA, J-Power, and Equinor ASA have formed a consortium to jointly develop offshore wind power projects in Japan.
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha and Nippon Kaiji Kyokai to pilot the world's first marine-based carbon-capture system.
JERA, has partnered with ENEOS Corporation to launch a new hydrogen station in Tokyo to accelerate the uptake of fuel cell vehicles.
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.
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.
On April 25th the Ichigo Kasaoka Osakaike ECO Power Plant began operation as a floating power plant on an agricultural reservoir in Okayama Prefecture,
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