Japan

J-Power begins construction on 490 kW hydropower plant in Hokkaido

It will rely on river maintenance flow discharged from the Shin-Katsurazawa Dam.
2 days ago

J-Power begins construction on 490 kW hydropower plant in Hokkaido

It will rely on river maintenance flow discharged from the Shin-Katsurazawa Dam.
2 days ago

Kumamoto Forest Generation starts 75 MW Yatsushiro biomass plant

It could generate 480 million kWh of power yearly.
3 days ago

Marubeni's offshore wind project gains Japanese government support

It will establish over 15 megawatts of offshore wind off the coast of Akita Prefecture.

ENEOS Renewable to supply solar power to JR West via KEPCO

It will generate power from a solar project with a total output of 18,000 kW.

ORIX to build 134 MW energy storage facility in Shiga

The project’s construction will begin in November.

Renova unit’s biomass plant supplies power to NTT Docomo

The plant began selling on long-term fixed-price contracts with power retailers in 2023.

How J-Power utilises digital technologies to enhance hydropower operations

One of the technologies includes the deployment of robots for inspection.

Asahi Kasei opens 3.2 MW pilot hydrogen power plant

The company targets a 100 MW green hydrogen production plant.

JERA outlines LNG, renewables, hydrogen as 2035 growth pillars

It targets around $6.4b to $12.8b of investment for each pillar.

J-Wind Kaminokuni activates 43 MW wind farm in Hokkaido

The power plant started construction in June 2019.

Japan reduces fossil fuel generation by 8% in 2023

This is driven by the increasing renewables capacity and declining power demand.

Vena Energy and Mitsubishi partner on 31.65 MW Maibara Solar PPA

The project can supply power to 8,560 average households.

Kansai EP's Takahama-4 nuclear reactor to resume operations on 21 May

The company will have all its seven active nuclear reactors in operation.

Stonepeak and CHC form platform for BESS projects in Japan

It initially targets 1 GW of battery projects.

Japan's largest binary geothermal plant begins operations

The 6.5 MW power plant is located in the Minami-Kayabe region of Hakodate City.

Canadian Solar wins 193 MW battery projects in Japan

It secured 13.3% of the total energy storage projects awarded.