Japan

JERA, Uniper partner to procure LNG, clean ammonia

This is to improve stability of energy supply in Japan and Germany.

JERA, Uniper partner to procure LNG, clean ammonia

This is to improve stability of energy supply in Japan and Germany.

JRE’s 80MW solar power plants go online

It can meet the yearly demand of around 21,980 average households.

JERA wins public auction for additional power capacity

It will be carried out from 4 January to 28 February 2023.

Vena Energy bags JPY5.36b green loan for 17MW solar project

The project is scheduled to start commercial operation in 2023.

JERA to acquire 35.1% stake in Vietnam RE firm

Vietnam-based Gai Lai Electricity currently has around 600MW capacity.

Japan close to hitting 2030 renewables target

The country set a 36-38% renewable energy target in 2030. 

Japan’s JERA posts JPY11.7b loss in Q1

This is a JPY75.8b drop from the JPY64b profit last year. 

Japan should consider alternative power sources to avoid supply shortage: Fitch

Natural gas holds the largest share in the country’s power mix.

Renewables, nuclear could replace LNG’s share in Japan’s energy mix

LNG’s share in the power mix is expected to fall to 20% from 37%.

Employment in Japan’s energy storage industry to focus on senior positions: report

This led to a sharp increase in the annual base salaries ranging from JPY15m-20m. 

Nuclear restart calls rise in Japan amidst surge in oil, gas prices

LNG on-arrival prices rose 62% YoY in January, according to Fitch.

Vena Energy bags $63.4m green loan for 26MW solar project in Japan

It is co-financed by the Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank.

Japan and the G7 climate commitment: how will they follow through?

Japan’s decision to align with other G7 nations ending financing of fossil fuels in other countries sounded a clear note of unity amid the tangled, conflicting commitments that are the norm in the global climate debate. The unified effort needed to create effective climate change action will however test Japan’s leadership role as it works to navigate competing interests successfully.

Vena Energy forms consortium to develop offshore wind project

The consortium was formed with Shikoku Electric Power Co., Inc. and Toho Gas Co., Ltd.