Japan

Canadian Solar tops Japanese PV market
Company has secured 180MW of capacity under the country's FIT auctions according to Nikkei BP Intelligence Group
May 18, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Japan, Canadian Solar, Asia, Shawn Qu
Japan's Shizen, Kyuden to jointly establish renewables in Southeast Asia
Japanese renewables programmer Shizen Energy Inc stated on Friday its subsidiary Shizen International Inc has actually collaborate with Kyuden International Corp to collaborate in the renewable resource company with a concentrate on Southeast Asia.
May 16, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Japan, Asia, Southeast Asia, Shizen, Kyuden
In the direction of more effective, non-toxic, and flexible thin-film solar cells
Climate change, among the major global worries today, has actually made it clear that fossil fuels are harmful to our atmosphere and are not a sustainable source of power. It is important to adopt clean sources of power, and also solar cells are a prominent prospect on this front.
May 13, 2022 // Technology, Japan, solar cells, Asia, efficiency, Ritsumeikan University, flexible thin-film solar cells, Jakapan Chantana, Takashi Minemoto
Sharp launches 540 W bifacial solar module
Sharp's new IEC 61215 and also IEC 61730-certified-certified panel attributes 144 half-cells based on M10 wafers and a 10-busbar style. Its operating temperature level coefficient is -0.349% per degree Celsius and its power tolerance rises to 5%.
May 4, 2022 // Manufacturing News, Japan, Sharp, Asia, solar module, bifacial solar module
Japan's first vertical agrivoltaic project
The facility was built with heterojunction modules and placing systems supplied by German firms Luxor Solar and Next2Sun, specifically. The range in between the panel rows ranges from 8 to 10 meters and also the farming surface within the rows will be made use of by neighborhood livestock farmers as pasture.
May 2, 2022 // Plants, Japan, Germany, Europe, Asia, Luxor Solar
Jera, West HD finalise 1GW Japanese solar deal
Projects to be established over 4 years at new sites as well as former nuclear power plant
Apr 27, 2022 // Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Japan, Asia, jera, West HD
Maxeon, Canadian Solar resolve patent infringement suit in Japan
Solar module providers Maxeon Solar Technologies as well as Canadian Solar have cleared up an agreement on a patent infringement lawsuit in Japan.
Apr 21, 2022 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Japan, Canadian Solar, Asia, lawsuit, Maxeon, patent infringement, Maxeon Solar Technologies, shingled solar modules, settlement
Panasonic combines fuel cells, batteries, PV to power manufacturing facility in Japan
Japan's Panasonic claims its new pilot solar-plus-hydrogen facility notes the initial effort to create a factory powered by 100% renewables, via the full-scale use hydrogen.
Apr 19, 2022 // Plants, Japan, Panasonic, Asia
Japan's NGK buys perovskite solar cell developer EneCoat
Japanese ceramics firm NGK Insulators Ltd (TYO:5333) introduced recently that it has actually invested in EneCoat Technologies Co Ltd, a designer of perovskite solar cells that was dilated from Kyoto University in very early 2018.
Apr 15, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Japan, Asia, solar cell, perovskite, NGK, EneCoat
Sonnedix closes money for 34MW Japan PV
An over EUR97m center has actually been safeguarded for the 18.1 MW Hanamizuki and 16.4 MW Motegi projects
Apr 11, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Japan, Sonnedix, Axel Thiemann, Asia
Sonnedix shuts funding for 3 MWp of solar farms in Japan
International independent power manufacturer (IPP) Sonnedix Power Holdings Ltd has shut its initial portfolio financing in Japan for 2.8 MWp of solar farms.
Apr 6, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Japan, Sonnedix, Asia, Solar Farms
Sumitomo Electric brings 51MWh flow battery online in northern Japan
Among the globe's biggest vanadium redox flow battery (VRFB) power storage systems has actually come online on the north Japanese island of Hokkaido in the last few days.
Apr 6, 2022 // Storage, Japan, Asia, grid congestion, Sumitomo Electric, Vanadium, flow battery, hokkaido
Panasonic to invest $4.9 bn in EV batteries, supply chain software
Panasonic Corporation is joining the high-growth electrical vehicles (EV) market, with plans to invest almost $4.9 billion in automotive batteries, supply chain software and also cyber physical systems, to name a few.
Apr 5, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Transport, Japan, Asia, EV Battery, Panasonic Corporation, cyber physical systems
Japanese mobile driver NTT Docomo signs off-site solar PPA
Japanese mobile operator NTT Docomo Inc has entered into a company power acquisition agreement (PPA) with NTT Anode Energy Corp (NTT AE) tied to a newly-constructed solar power plant, the previous announced on Tuesday.
Mar 29, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Japan, PPA, Asia
Japan's Eneos invests in 57 MW of solar plants
Japanese oil company Eneos Corp, a unit of Eneos Holdings Inc (TYO:5020), along with compatriot Mizuho Leasing Co Ltd (TYO:8425), is investing in 4 solar energy plants in Japan with a combined capacity of 56.9 MW.
Mar 11, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Japan, Asia, PV Power Plant, Eneos