Japan

Japan's Renova inks VPPA linked to 60-MW solar portfolio
Japanese renewable power manufacturer Renova Inc (TYO:9519) has authorized a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) to deliver the environmental worth originated from future solar PV plants with a complete capacity of 60 MW to regional firm Murata Manufacturing Co Ltd (TYO:6981).
May 9, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Japan, Asia, vppa, renova
Actis introduces Japanese platform targetting 1.1 GW of wind, solar
London-based sustainable infrastructure investor Actis today announced the launch of its Japan-focused renewables platform Nozomi Energy which will certainly intend to develop 1.1 GW of onshore wind and solar generation by 2027.
May 9, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Japan, Asia, Actis, wind
Japan's Kao, Mizuho ink solar VPPA tied to 15.6-MW project
Japan's Kao Corp and Mizuho Leasing Co Ltd (TYO:8425) on Friday announced the finalizing of a solar virtual power purchase agreement (PPA) in between the two companies.
May 2, 2023 // Plants, Japan, Asia, Mizuho, Kao, solar VPPA
Tokyo Gas, Shikoku Electric acquire 120 MW of solar parks in Japan
Tokyo Gas Co Ltd (TYO:9531), with its subsidiary Prominet Power Corporation, and also local electrical power provider Shikoku Electric Power Co Inc (TYO:9507) have actually collectively acquired 120 MW of solar parks in western Japan.
Apr 17, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Japan, Asia, Tokyo Gas, Solar Park, Shikoku Electric
Toshiba signs solar VPPA for Kawasaki centre in Japan
Toshiba Corp (TYO:6502) and its energy company unit Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corp (ESS) entered into a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) to offset the electricity-related carbon footprint of its team organization headquarters in Kawasaki, Japan.
Apr 14, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Japan, Asia, vppa, Toshiba, Kawasaki
Chemicals firm Cabot buys solar farm in Japan
US specialty chemicals and performance materials firm Cabot Corp (NYSE: CBT) has obtained a solar farm in main Japan, which produces up to 3.5 GWh of electrical power every year, from neighborhood chemicals, artificial resins and also metals supplier Shoko Co Ltd
Apr 14, 2023 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Japan, Asia, solar farm, Cabot
Octopus Energy buys Japanese solar designer
Deal marks UK company's first step into the Asian renewables market
Apr 5, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Japan, Asia, Octopus Energy
Toyo Seat, Mazda indication 4.9-MW solar PPA in Japan
Japanese carmaker Mazda Motor Corp (TYO:7261) as well as peer Toyo Seat Co Ltd will certainly offtake 4.9 MW of solar power from neighborhood utility Chugoku Electric Power Co Inc (TYO:9504) under an offsite power purchase agreement (PPA).
Mar 28, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Japan, Asia, solar ppa, Toyo Seat, Mazda
JinkoSolar Launches SunGiga Liquid-Cooling ESS in Japan
The new ESS includes increased lifetime and enhanced billing and also releasing effectiveness. SunGiga has intelligent frequency conversion control design and also multiple liquid cooling control modes to lower intake by 30%.
Mar 21, 2023 // Storage, Japan, JinkoSolar, Asia, C&I application, intelligent frequency conversion, SunGiga, SunTank
Japan's Sinanen places 2-MW solar plant in operation in the house
Japanese diversified company Sinanen Holdings Co Ltd (TYO:8132) introduced on Tuesday its subsidiary Sinanen Co Ltd has turned on a 1.98-MW/ 2.88-MW straight existing (DC) solar energy plant it established in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan's Kanto region.
Mar 9, 2023 // Plants, Commercial, Japan, Asia, PV Power Plant, Sinanen
Canadian Solar powers up Japanese projects
Three PV plans completing 42MWp came on stream in the initial quarter of 2023
Mar 8, 2023 // Plants, Japan, Canadian Solar, Asia
Japanese airport plans 180-MW solar project with Tokyo Gas
Narita International Airport Corp (NAA), driver of the airport in Japan's Chiba prefecture, is planning a 180-MW solar project to be created by a new 50/50 joint venture with gas utility Tokyo Gas Co Ltd (TYO:9531).
Feb 23, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Japan, Asia, Solar Project
Bridgestone launches solar arrays at tyre factories in Japan
Japanese vehicle parts manufacturer Bridgestone Corp (TYO:5108) has actually started the operation of roof solar systems with a combined capacity of 5.8 MW at two tyre production plants.
Feb 17, 2023 // Plants, Rooftop PV, Japan, Asia, Bridgestone
Amazon to Resource Green Electricity from Japanese Company Itochu
Clean Energy Connect (CEC), which is also a part of the Itochu group, has inked a business power purchase agreement (cPPA) to offer renewable resource to Amazon for twenty years. Amazon will certainly get green power at a set price.
Feb 15, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Japan, Amazon, Asia, Itochu, CEC, green energy, meta, Clean Energy Connect, corporate power purchase agreement, CPPA, data centers, decarboniing data centers, small solar power projects
DMG Mori releases part of 13.4-MW roof solar plant in Japan
Japanese machine tools maker DMG Mori Seiki Co Ltd (TYO:6141) has actually begun power generation from a 5.4-MW portion of a 13.4-MW roof solar plant it is installing at its Iga Campus located in Mie prefecture, south-central Japan.
Feb 10, 2023 // Plants, Rooftop PV, Japan, Asia, PV Power Plant, DMG Mori