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Japan's stressed power grid faces new test with Arctic blast on way

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 17, 2021

Japan's overstretched electricity grid is likely to receive another Arctic blast in the coming days, which is already pushing up wholesale prices and may stress generators as they struggle to...

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Ambitious but controversial: Japan's new hydrogen project

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 2, 2020

Japan's new 2050 deadline for carbon neutrality has thrown a spotlight on its efforts to find new, greener fuel options, including an ambitious but controversial liquid hydrogen venture. The...

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Japan launches energy policy review amid global push for greener power

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2020

Japan on Tuesday launched its latest three-yearly energy policy review, with the country grappling with a need to cut greenhouse gas emissions even as the...

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Japan’ ORIX Corp. set to invest $980 million in Greenko Energy Holdings for 17% stake

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 14, 2020

NEW DELHI : In the single largest foreign investment in India’s clean energy space, ORIX Corp. is set to invest $980 million in Greenko Energy Holdings; the Japan’ financial services firm said in a statement. The deal will also add 873 MW of Orix’ operating wind assets to...

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Subject Tags: Greenko , Japan

Cabinet approves pact with Japan Coal Energy Centre

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 12, 2019

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Japan Coal Energy Centre for cooperation in the field of electricity supply. "The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for the signing of MoU between...

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Punjab govt in talks with Japan for launch of electric buses

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 3, 2019

The Punjab government on Monday said it is in talks with Japan to launch electric buses based on the Japanese model of state-of-the-art quick charge lithium ion batteries. The project will begin with a pilot of five buses in Chandigarh and Patiala. The government will take...

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Fuji Electric close to Consul Neowatt buy for Rs 700 crore

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 29, 2019

Japanese electric and thermal energy major Fuji Electric is in the final stages of discussions to acquire Consul Neowatt Power Solutions, a Chennai based power backup manufacturer, in a deal...

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CDP: Eight-Fold Increase in Global Companies Pricing Carbon Since 2013

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 13, 2017

Putting a price on carbon is becoming the new normal for major multinationals, with almost 1,400 companies[1] factoring an internal carbon price into business plans, according to a new report...

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