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floating offshore wind power

Asia Pacific governments increasingly looking to floating offshore wind power

A new study released by research firm Wood Mackenzie, states that floating offshore could be the next frontier in wind power development in Asia Pacific.
toyota smart city

Toyota kickstarts city of the future at Japanese R&D site

Toyota Motor Corporation, in partnership with subsidiary Woven Planet, has started the construction of its prototype city of the future in Japan.
Oracle Utilities supported Chubu Electric Power Grid Co with their smart meter rollout in Japan.

Smart data drives Japanese utility’s success

Japanese power utility Chubu Electric Power Grid Co., Inc. is committed to providing a stable supply of high-quality energy in a safe...

P2P energy trading blockchain solution developed by Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric and Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a new blockchain technology for peer-to-peer (P2P) energy trading.
Sony

Sony makes DC microgrid software open source

Sony is making available its DC microgrid Autonomous Power Interchange System (APIS) software module freely available for use.

Joint venture for virtual power plant delivery in Japan

Toshiba and Next Kraftwerke are establishing a joint venture to provide virtual power plant technology to renewable energy asset owners and aggregators.
ebrd

EBRD and NEXI partner to accelerate investments in green economy

EBRD and Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI) have signed a deal to combine their expertise in green financing.
critical infrastructure security

IOTA Foundation joins Japan’s critical infrastructure AI-cybersecurity project

IOTA Foundation is partnering with NEDO on a project to improve the security of critical infrastructure using AI solutions.
Japan renewable energy

Japan to overshoot 2030 renewable energy target says Wood Mackenzie

Over $100 billion of investment in wind and solar power plants are expected to push the renewables share to 27% of Japan’s generation mix by 2030, exceeding the country’s target, according to research firm Wood Mackenzie.
ev charging infrastructure

Japanese utilities select ABB to modernise EV charging infrastructure

Japanese utilities Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings and Chubu Electric Power have selected ABB to modernise EV charging infrastructure.

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