Panasonic eyes storage boost as Japan's solar incentives wane

Feb 27, 2017

Panasonic eyes storage boost as Japan's solar incentives wane

The government’s scaling back of a program encouraging residential solar power has Panasonic Corp. hopeful the market for home energy storage systems is about to receive a boost. In 2019, a program designed to buy back solar power flowing from rooftop panels at above-market ...

Weak yen helps Panasonic raise 2016 profit forecasts

/ Feb 3, 2017

Weak yen helps Panasonic raise 2016 profit forecasts

Panasonic Corp. said Thursday it has raised its full-year group earnings forecasts for the current business year through March, citing a weaker-than-expected yen. The Japanese electronics maker is now expecting a group net profit of ¥130 billion ($1.1 billion) in fiscal 2016, compared with ...

Panasonic churns out new washer designed to remove curry stains

Jan 26, 2017

Panasonic churns out new washer designed to remove curry stains

Panasonic Corp.’s India subsidiary has begun selling fully automatic washing machines with a specialized setting to remove curry stains, the company said. With the unique feature, a first in India, Panasonic India hopes to expand its share in the growing market. Although Panasonic already ...