Japan Benex Switches on 4-MW Roof-Rented PV Array
Japan Benex Corporation launched a 4-MW rooftop solar array in Ibaraki prefecture, central Japan. Benefit from the electricity and environmental value produced with one of Japan's largest roof-rented photovoltaic arrays, featuring 7,280 solar modules capable of producing 4.16 million kWh of electricity annually.
Sep 21, 2023 // Rooftop PV, Japan, Asia, Benex
IHI Leads Japan's 1GW Hydrogen Export for Queensland
IHI Corp joins consortium behind innovative HyNQ - North Queensland Energy Project, an integrated green hydrogen & ammonia production & export complex powered by behind-the-meter wind & solar plants. Pre-FEED study complete, FEED to start Q1 2024, launch 2027/2028.
Sep 15, 2023 // Solar to Fuel, Japan, Asia, queensland, green hydrogen, IHI Corp
Non-Volatile Memory Breakthrough: Layered Nickelate
Researchers from Tohoku University and University of Tsukuba in Japan have made a breakthrough in developing a non-volatile phase change memory using a nickelate material. Discover the potential advantages of this material with improved performance, sustainability and lower costs.
Sep 11, 2023 // Technology, Japan, Asia, perovskite, University of Tsukuba, Tohoku University
Toshiba Achieves 16.6% Efficiency on Perovskite Solar Module
Toshiba achieves 16.6% efficiency for its polymer film-based perovskite solar module, setting a new record. The one-step coating process enables a faster production process and a lightweight panel ideal for difficult installation locations. By 2025, Toshiba plans to make this technology available for mass production.
Aug 28, 2023 // Technology, Japan, Asia, perovskite, solar module, Toshiba
Pattern Energy Exits Japan: 6GW Clean Energy Assets Sold
Pattern Energy Group LP announces sale of its Japanese renewable energy assets and majority stake in Tokyo-based GPI to Japanese utility Jera Co Inc and NTT Anode Energy Corp. Portfolio includes 4 GW of wind projects and 6 GW of assets across North America. CEO Hunter Armistead focuses on growing pipeline in US.
Aug 7, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Japan, Asia, pattern energy
Vena Powers Japan's 51-MW Solar Park
Vena Energy and Kyudenko Corporation have successfully completed the Nanao Solar photovoltaic plant in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan; a 51-MW solar park with 118,848 solar panels capable of powering 10,443 homes. This is Vena Energy's first renewable energy project in the region, part of their 43 GW solar park assets across the Asia-Pacific.
Aug 3, 2023 // Plants, Japan, Asia, PV Power Plant, Vena Energy, Kyudenko Corporation
Renova-Idemitsu JV Breaks Ground on 15-MW Battery
Renova Inc and partners break ground on 15-MW/48-MWh lithium-ion battery system in Japan. With a 22% stake, Renova is the first to enter the grid storage battery market and will receive a subsidy from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. Operations to begin October 2025.
Aug 2, 2023 // Storage, Japan, Asia, Renova Inc
Japan's Low-Cost Net Zero Path: Wind & Solar, EVs
BloombergNEF report suggests Japan can reduce emissions and import costs by transitioning to mature clean energy technologies. Investing in wind, solar and electric vehicles, as well as in $489.3B grid infrastructure, could help Japan reach net-zero emissions by 2050 and improve energy security.
Jul 25, 2023 // Plants, Market Research, Japan, Asia
Orix Bank to Secure $2.89 Billion for Renewables Investing
Orix Bank is providing $2.89 billion in funding for renewable energy and logistics projects this fiscal year, with a goal of 1% return on assets through debt securitization. Leveraging the ESG investment trend, the bank seeks to capitalize on the rising renewables sector.
Jul 17, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Japan, Asia, Orix Bank
Singapore's Vena Energy Powers Up 53-MW Solar Project in Japan
Vena Energy has obtained JPY-16.9-billion financing for its 53-MW Kasama solar project in Ibaraki, Japan. The project will provide clean energy to over 14,000 households annually, as part of the company's 2.7 GW operational portfolio.
Jun 14, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Japan, Asia, Singapore, PV Power Plant, Vena Energy, Solar Project
Eurus begins works on 1-MW battery storage space system in Japan
Japanese wind projects programmer Eurus Energy Holdings Corp introduced on Thursday it has actually commenced work on the installment of a 1-MW/3-MWh pilot battery energy storage space system at the 7.65-MW Eurus Tashirotai Wind Farm.
Jun 2, 2023 // Storage, Japan, Asia, Eurus
Canadian Solar offers 100-MWp solar plant in Japan
Canadian Solar Inc (NASDAQ: CSIQ) revealed on Wednesday it has settled the sale of the 100-MWp Azuma Kofuji solar park in Japan's northeastern prefecture of Fukushima to regional investors arranged by Mizuho Securities Co Ltd
Jun 1, 2023 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Japan, Canadian Solar, Asia, solar plant
Japan's Renova activates 21-MW solar park in your home
Japanese eco-friendly power manufacturer Renova Inc (TYO:9519) revealed today it has actually commenced procedure of a 20.8-MW solar power plant in Hitoyoshi City, Kumamoto Prefecture.
Jun 1, 2023 // Plants, Japan, Asia, renova, Solar Park
Japan's 77 Bank, Tohoku Energy sign 2-MW solar PPA
Japan's 77 Bank Ltd has actually authorized a power purchase agreement (PPA) with a wholly-owned unit of neighborhood utility Tohoku Electric Power Co Ltd in connection with a 2-MW solar project to be developed on unused land possessed by the loan provider.
May 18, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Japan, PPA, Asia, 77 Bank, Tohoku Energy
Kaneka establishes perovskite/heterojunction crystalline silicon tandem solar cells with 29.2% effectiveness
Japan-based chemicals business, Kaneka, has actually reported the design of a two-terminal (2T) perovskite-crystalline tandem solar cell making use of a 145 μm thick commercial Czochralski (CZ) silicon wafer.
May 15, 2023 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Japan, solar cells, Asia, perovskite, Kaneka, efficiency