Actis Puts Money In Japanese RE Space
UK Investor Backed Nozomi Energy To Target 1.1 GW Onshore Wind & Solar Power In Japan By 2027
Tuesday, 09 May 2023
UK headquartered global infrastructure investment company Actis has set up a new $500 million renewable energy company called Nozomi Energy in Japan and given it a target to install 1.1 GW onshore wind and solar power generation capacity in the country by 2027.
100 MW DC Solar PV Project Online In Japan
Juwi Shizen Energy Commissions Its Largest Solar Power Project With 100 MW DC Capacity In Japan
Friday, 21 Apr 2023
A joint venture between Japanese wind and solar parks developer Shizen Energy and German projects developer Juwi, Juwi Shizen Energy has brought online its largest solar energy project with 100 MW DC/80 MW AC capacity in Japan’s Fukushima city for Canadian Solar.
Solar PV Joint Venture For Japanese PPA Market
Tokyo Century Corporation & JFE Engineering To Jointly Explore Domestic Corporate PPA Segment For Solar Energy In Japan
Wednesday, 15 Mar 2023
Eyeing the growing Japanese corporate solar market, Tokyo Century Corporation and JFE Engineering Corporation have launched a 50:50 joint venture (JV) called Urban Energy PV LLC to supply solar power to local businesses via long-term power purchase agreements (PPA).
Canadian Solar Strengthens Spanish & Japan Business
Canadian Solar Secures Environmental Clearance For 685 MW Solar In Spain; Commissions 42 MW PV Capacity In Japan
Wednesday, 08 Mar 2023
Canada based global solar PV manufacturer Canadian Solar is expanding its Spanish portfolio with 6 of its projects here representing 685 MW capacity having secured environmental clearance, while in Japan its operational portfolio has grown by 42 MW that came online recently.
Narita Airport Decarbonizes Using Gigantic Solar Plant
World’s ‘Largest’ Solar Power Generation Facility At An Airport Announced In Japan With 180 MW Solar Project For Japan’s Narita International Airport
Thursday, 23 Feb 2023
Japan’s Narita International Airport (NAA) is to host a 180 MW solar power generation capacity to be established by its joint venture with Japanese natural gas utility Tokyo Gas, which the latter believes makes it the world’s largest solar power project for an airport.
Amazon Picks Itochu For Japanese Solar Energy PPA
Japanese Trading House Itochu To Supply Solar Power For Amazon’s 700 Sites In Japan, Starting From 2024
Thursday, 16 Feb 2023
Itochu Corporation has identified itself as the supplier of solar power to e-commerce giant Amazon from 70 MW DC/38 MW AC project capacity in Japan through its Tokyo headquartered distributed solar portfolio company Clean Energy Connect (CEC).
Toyota Now Majority Stakeholder In Renewables IPP SB Energy
Toyota Group’s Toyota Tsusho Strengthens Renewable Energy Portfolio With 85% Shareholding In SoftBank’s SB Energy
Thursday, 09 Feb 2023
Automotive giant Toyota Group’s international trading company Toyota Tsusho Corporation has acquired 85% stake in SoftBank Group’s (SBG) renewable energy business SB Energy Corp for an undisclosed amount, with an aim to strengthen its presence in Japan and beyond in this segment.
TotalEnergies & X-Elio Switch On 61 MW Solar In Japan
61 MW Solar PV Capacity Commissioned In Japan In 2 Separate Projects By France’s TotalEnergies & Spain’s X-Elio
Friday, 03 Feb 2023
France’s TotalEnergies has commissioned its 4th solar power plant in Japan with 51 MW capacity, equipped with around 100,000 high-efficiency solar panels, bringing its total operational PV capacity in the country to 155 MW.
CDPQ Invests In Japanese Renewable Energy Developer
Canadian Pension & Insurance Fund CDPQ Shells Out JPY 20 Billion For Japan’s Shizen Energy
Wednesday, 26 Oct 2022
Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (CDPQ), the Canadian pension and insurance fund, has made its maiden direct infrastructure investment in Japan with JPY 20 billion ($135 million) in local renewable energy developer Shizen Energy to enable it ex.
Tokyo Plans Mandatory Rooftop Solar From April 2025
Japan’s Tokyo Metropolitan Government Wants Rooftop Solar Panels For New Buildings & Homes
Wednesday, 14 Sep 2022
Come April 2025 and Japan’s capital Tokyo may make it mandatory for all new buildings and homes to install rooftop solar panels, according to plans shared by Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) recently.
Japan’s 13th Solar PV Auction Undersubscribed
Japan Awards Only 26.2 MW Solar Capacity For FIP & FIT Under 13th Solar Auction Against 225 MW Offered
Monday, 12 Sep 2022
The 13th solar PV auction of Japan was hugely undersubscribed with only 26.2 MW capacity awarded in the round that had 225 MW on offer for both feed-in-premium (FIP) and feed-in-tariff (FIT) segments.
Expect ‘Exponential’ Solar Growth Across 5 Asian Nations
Ember: China, Japan, Indonesia, India & Philippines To Witness 22% Annual Growth In Solar Capacity
Wednesday, 07 Sep 2022
In the coming years, Asia’s 5 biggest economies namely China, Japan, Indonesia, India and the Philippines are expected to experience exponential solar power growth with the fastest growth anticipated in Indonesia and the Philippines, says climate and energy think tank Ember.
Japan’s 12th Solar Auction Results Published
153.7 MW New Solar Capacity Selected Under Japan’s 12th PV Auction; 13th Auction Announced
Monday, 20 Jun 2022
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) in Japan has awarded 153.7 MW new solar PV capacity in its 12th solar auction. This comprises 128.94 MW under the feed-in-premium (FIP) program and 24.76 MW under the feed-in-tariff (FIT) model.
Call For Japan To Increase RE Commitment
285 Organizations Back Japan Climate Initiative Call To Increase RE Share Up To 50% By 2030
Monday, 06 Jun 2022
As Japan gets ready to formulate its Clean Energy Strategy in June 2022, a climate network of non-state actors Japan Climate Initiative (JCI) has found support from 285 organizations to demand the government increase its renewable energy target from 36% to 38% by 2030 to between 40% to 50%.
Japan Offering Subsidies For Small Scale Solar
Solar On Farmland, Ponds & Waste Disposal Sites Eligible For Rebate In Japan
Wednesday, 01 Jun 2022
The Japanese Ministry of the Environment has announced a budget of JPY 300 million to offer subsidy for solar power generation projects built on farmland, reservoirs and waste disposal sites and has invited proposals for the same.
First Solar Finds Buyer For Japan Business
PAG Real Assets To Acquire Japan Project Development+O&M Platform From First Solar
Tuesday, 17 May 2022
US based solar module manufacturer First Solar, Inc has reached an agreement with Asia Pacific focused investment manager PAG Real Assets to sell its Japan project development and operations and maintenance (O&M) business to.
1st Offsite Solar PPA For Japan’s NTT DOCOMO
Japanese Mobile Phone Operator To Source 100% Solar Power Supply For Network Facilities
Wednesday, 30 Mar 2022
NTT DOCOMO, the Japanese mobile operator, will have its Okayama building in Japan to be completely powered by solar power under a power purchase agreement (PPA) it signed with NTT Anode Energy Corporation (NTT AE) as the company’s maiden offsite contract for renewable energy.
Record Low Tariffs In 11th Japanese PV Auction
269 MW PV Capacity Awarded In Japan’s 11th Solar Auction With Lowest Winning Bid At JPY 8.99/kWh
Thursday, 10 Mar 2022
Japan’s 11th solar power auction has concluded with the government selecting 268.709 MW of new capacity from projects with over 250 kW or more systems in the form of 273 facilities, as against 278.59 MW on offer.
Kaneka Ups Its Solar Module Prices
Japan’s Kaneka To Increase Solar Module Prices By 20% From April 1, 2022
Tuesday, 01 Mar 2022
Japanese solar PV module producer Kaneka Corporation has announced come April 1, 2022 and it will increase the price of its solar products by 20% or more from the current price, citing tight supply of silicon raw materials and high logistics costs.
New Alliance For 1.1 GW Solar In Japan
JERA & West Holdings Corporation Plan To Build Over 1 GW Solar In Japan By 2026
Wednesday, 02 Feb 2022
Japanese power generator JERA has entered an agreement with West Holdings Corporation (West HD) to develop at least 1 GW of solar power capacity in Japan over the next 5 years, aligned with its objective to achieve zero CO2 emissions by 2050 and beco.
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