Japan's first hydro plant wins U.S. award for 125-year history

Sep 13, 2016

Japan's first hydro plant wins U.S. award for 125-year history

Japan’s first commercial hydroelectric plant has won a coveted Milestones award by a U.S.-based organization for its contribution to local modernization, the Kyoto Municipal Government and Kansai Electric Power Co. said. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, which recognizes historic achievements in the ...

Japan to help companies that push hydrogen as electricity source

Feb 16, 2015

Japan to help companies that push hydrogen as electricity source

The Japanese government is planning to support companies that help develop hydrogen-fueled electric power plants, earmarking budget funds of ¥2.05 billion for such projects in the next fiscal year. Companies that build hydrogen-tanker ships, those that convert gas turbines to hydrogen use, and those ...

Jun 8, 2013

Nippon Paper mulls power plant amid Abe energy push

Nippon Paper Industries Co. Is Considering A Project To Build A Large Power Plant In Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, Which Was Battered By The Tsunami Generated By The 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. The project, an example of Nippon Paper’s drive to expand outside its ...