Top 5 Reasons Why Solid State Batteries Are Just Around The Corner

Electric Vehicles (EVs) across the world are now seeing wider adoption. A 2023 report from the International Energy Institute (IEA) states that in 2022 alone, the world saw sales of around 10 million electric cars. The advent of Lithium-ion batteries gave a fillip to the industry with its energy density and recharging virtues. However, even […]

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Japan Researchers Study Potential Of Potassium-Ion Batteries

A research team from the Tokyo University of Science- (TUS), Japan, has recently conducted a study to gain insights into Potassium-ion batteries (KIBs), an alternative to conventional Lithium-ion batteries. The results of the study was recently published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Lithium-ion batteries have gained major traction with the increased deployment of electric vehicles (EVs) […]

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Top Automakers in Japan, India Lag in EV Transition: Report

A latest report from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) claimed that the top automobile companies in Japan and India are lagging behind in transitioning from a fossil-fuel-based regime to an Electric Vehicle (EV)-based market.  The report evaluated automakers on their performance and strategy across a set of measures related to their current position in the […]

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Japan Makes Installation of Solar Panels Must for New Homes in Tokyo

Japan – the fifth largest carbon emitter on the planet – is honking for household solar panels for every upcoming home in Tokyo, the capital city of Japan. All new houses that will be built in Tokyo post April 2025 will be required to necessarily install solar power panels. With the objective of cutting down […]

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X-ELIO Awarded 15 MW First Feed-In-Premium Auction In Japan

Spanish renewable energy developer company X-ELIO has received 15 MW from the Ministry of Economy and Trade Industry (METI) in Japan’s first Feed-in-Premium (FIP) auction, which awarded 153.7 MW of new solar PV capacity. This first FIP auction since COD saw the award of the company’s 15 MW project. The predicted start date for commercial […]

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Japan Will Include India Into AETI To Help Achieve Green Energy Transition

While it mourns the assassination of Japan’s former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last week, Japan is looking to aid India to shift to clean energy by expanding a programme it launched in 2021 for Southeast Asian nations, Industry Minister Koichi Hagiuda said recently. Although India was not initially included in the Japan’s ‘Asia Energy Transition […]

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Olympus to Employ 100% Renewable Energy in Manufacturing, R&D

Japanese medical equipment and photography firm corporate Olympus Corporation has announced that from April 2022, the company has begun to exclusively source 100 per cent of the electricity used at its major research and development (R&D) and manufacturing sites in Japan from renewable sources. The official statement reveals that as a result, carbon dioxide emissions […]

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Rural Renewables Focused OMC Power Raises Funding From Japan’s Chubu Electric

Indian rural renewable energy service firm, OMC Power has announced getting financial backing for their planned expansion of green energy production, storage, and distribution portfolio in rural India.  Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc., which is the 3rd Largest Power Generation Firm in Japan, has made this investment through a Share Subscription Agreement with OMC Power. Chubu […]

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JERA Collaborates with West Corp. for 1GW Solar Power Production in Japan

The biggest power company of Japan, JERA and West Holdings Corporation, have reached a final agreement for developing solar power generation projects in Japan of about 1 GW. The official statement of JERA announces that the company has also concluded a share purchase agreement with a shareholder of West HD to acquire approximately 2.3% of […]

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