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Japan could triple power from wind energy and solar power by 2030

Japan has the potential by 2030 to triple the amount of electricity it gets from renewable sources such as solar and wind, a Ministry of the Environment study showed. Wind turbines developed by Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. and Hitachi Ltd., operate at the Wind Power Kamisu wind farm in Kamisu City, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, on … Continue reading Japan could triple power from wind energy and solar power by 2030

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Ideol, Hitachi Zosen team up on floating wind turbines in Japan

Ideol and Hitachi Zosen have signed an agreement to design, engineer and build floating offshore wind turbines in Japan.   The project will use Ideol’s Damping Pool solution and is intended to speed up Japan’s drive to install floating wind farms as a way of increasing its energy mix. Ideol said the deal will support … Continue reading Ideol, Hitachi Zosen team up on floating wind turbines in Japan

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Japan’s solar power photovoltaic (PV) shipments in Oct-Dec 2014 at 2,239 MW

Sales of solar cell modules in Japan rose 10 percent to 2.29 gigawatts in October-December from a year earlier, industry data showed on Tuesday, bolstered by a government scheme to encourage renewable energy.   But the quarterly shipments fell about 6 percent from 2.39 gigawatt in the July-September quarter, according to data provided by the … Continue reading Japan’s solar power photovoltaic (PV) shipments in Oct-Dec 2014 at 2,239 MW

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GE Energy Financial Services, Pacifico Energy to build second solar photovoltaic PV project in Japan

GE unit GE Energy Financial Services is continuing its expansion into the Japanese solar photovoltaic (PV) market. GE Energy Financial Services is continuing its expansion into the Japanese renewable energy power market, completing its second solar project financing transaction with Pacifico Energy, a Tokyo-based utility-scale solar project developer and subsidiary of Virginia Solar Group. GE … Continue reading GE Energy Financial Services, Pacifico Energy to build second solar photovoltaic PV project in Japan

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Japan exploiting renewable energy to address shortage

Japan, an industrialized country but extremely resource poor, has put a great deal of attention on developing new and renewable energy over the years, with the latest case being in Okayama Prefecture where the construction of the biggest solar power plant was launched on Friday.   A total of 920,000 solar panels will be installed … Continue reading Japan exploiting renewable energy to address shortage

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Construction of 230 MW solar power plant begins in west Japan

A Japanese firm on Friday started construction of a solar power plant in western Japan’s Okayama prefecture, which will be one of the country’s biggest, the Kyodo news agency reported Friday.   The 230-megawatt facility’s operator, Setouchi Future Creations LLC, a company founded by firms including GE Energy Financial Services and Toyo Engineering Corp., plans … Continue reading Construction of 230 MW solar power plant begins in west Japan

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Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm

A consortium comprised of Marubeni (project integrator), the University of Tokyo (technical advisor), Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan Marine United, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Hitachi, Furukawa Electric, Shimizu, and Mizuho Information & Research, has been participating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry of … Continue reading Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm

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Japan eyes wind energy: Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Farm Demonstration Project

A huge amount of electricity supply was lost in Japan when the nuclear power plant at Fukushima was disabled by the devastating earthquake and tsunami in 2011, and compensating for such a loss has required original thinking. An ingenious solution that is being pursued is to build a network of power-generating systems relying on a … Continue reading Japan eyes wind energy: Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Farm Demonstration Project

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Japan’s Largest Solar Power Project Funded With Market-Leading Investment by GE

Kuni Umi Asset Management, GE (NYSE: GE) unit GE Energy Financial Services and Toyo Engineering Corporation have invested in Japan’s largest solar power project, a 231-megawatt facility to be built in Setouchi City, Okayama Prefecture, via special purpose company and representative member Setouchi Future Creations. GE Energy Financial Services holds a 60 percent stake in … Continue reading Japan’s Largest Solar Power Project Funded With Market-Leading Investment by GE

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Toshiba, Mitsui Complete 56 MW Wind Power and Solar Energy Plant in Japan

Toshiba Corp., Mitsui & Co. and partners completed a power station in central Japan that combines solar power and wind energy technologies. The Aichi prefecture plant, with 50 megawatts of solar capacity and 6 megawatts of wind, will start operations tomorrow, the companies said in a statement today. Six other companies are taking part in … Continue reading Toshiba, Mitsui Complete 56 MW Wind Power and Solar Energy Plant in Japan

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Yingli Green Energy to Supply Over 30 MW of Solar Modules for Solar Power Plant in Japan

Yingli Solar will deliver more than 125,000 multicyrstalline YGE 60 Cell Series PV modules to Gestamp Solar from October 2014 to February 2015. Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) (“Yingli Green Energy” or the “Company”), the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic (“PV”) module manufacturer in the world, known as “Yingli Solar,” today announced that … Continue reading Yingli Green Energy to Supply Over 30 MW of Solar Modules for Solar Power Plant in Japan

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First Solar, XSOL establish photovoltaic supply agreement in Japan

First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR), the leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions, and XSOL Co., Ltd., a leading distributor and integrator of solar systems in Japan, today announced that they have signed an agreement to supply First Solar’s cadmium telluride (CdTe) thin film modules in Japan. The agreement targets installation of 100 megawatts … Continue reading First Solar, XSOL establish photovoltaic supply agreement in Japan

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Fukushima experimental offshore floating wind farm project second phase update

A consortium made up of Marubeni (project integrator), the University of Tokyo(technical advisor), Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, JapanMarine United, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Nippon Steel& Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Hitachi, Furukawa Electric, Shimizu,and Mizuho Information &Research hasbeenparticipating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industrysince March 2012.At … Continue reading Fukushima experimental offshore floating wind farm project second phase update

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Marubeni to launch mega-solar power project in Iwaki City, Fukushima

Marubeni Corporation (“Marubeni”) has commenced construction of a mega-solar power project in Iwaki City, Fukushima. The project is being jointly developed with Mibugawa Power Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marubeni, Japan Asia Investment Co., Ltd, (“JAIC”) and Fukushima Mega No. 1 Inc., a company in which JAIC is investing. The project will be handled by … Continue reading Marubeni to launch mega-solar power project in Iwaki City, Fukushima

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Siemens to deliver Direct Drive wind turbines to Eurus Yurikogen Wind Farm in Japan

Siemens Energy secured a total 51 MW wind power order from Japan’s largest wind power developer, Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation. Siemens will provide 17 direct drive wind turbines of the type SWT-3.0-101 to Eurus Yurikogen wind power plant, which is located on the North West Coast of Japan. The deal also includes a five-year service … Continue reading Siemens to deliver Direct Drive wind turbines to Eurus Yurikogen Wind Farm in Japan

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Siemens signs 51 MW wind power deal in Japan

Siemens signs a 51 MW wind power order from Japanese developer Eurus Energy Holdings Corp. The wind turbine maker will provide 17 of its SWT-3.0-101 direct-drive machines for the Eurus Yurikogen wind farm. The SWT-3.0-101 wind turbine has a capacity of 3 MW and a rotor diameter of 101 meters. Installation and commissioning of the … Continue reading Siemens signs 51 MW wind power deal in Japan

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Japan looks to the wind power and the sea for safe energy sources

Japan has a long history of efficiency in its energy policies, dating back to 1947, when their current electric power laws were enacted. They are now using their technological know-how to discover ways to harness the energy of the wind and the sea. Japan is a small country with a lack of natural energy resources, … Continue reading Japan looks to the wind power and the sea for safe energy sources

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Japanese regions transition to 100% renewable energy

Local governments across Japan are seeking to supply their regions with 100% renewable energy, three years after the major earthquake which resulted in a nuclear disaster. At the Community Power Conference in Fukushima, the Founding Partners of the Global 100% Renewable Energy Campaign welcome the decision of Fukushima prefecture to be entirely energy self-sufficient by … Continue reading Japanese regions transition to 100% renewable energy

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ReneSola panels power 420 MW photovoltaic solar energy project in Japan

ReneSola Ltd (“ReneSola”) (NYSE: SOL), a leading brand and technology provider of solar photovoltaic (“PV”) products, today announced it has been awarded a contract to supply 420MW of solar panels to a leading solar project developer based in Japan. ReneSola’s Virtus II 300W 72-cell high-efficiency polycrystalline PV panels will be installed in over ten ground-mounted … Continue reading ReneSola panels power 420 MW photovoltaic solar energy project in Japan

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