As extreme storms wreck power grids, Japan turns to home battery networks

National Nov 19, 2019

As extreme storms wreck power grids, Japan turns to home battery networks

After recent typhoons ravaged the nation's power grid and disrupted services to almost 1.4 million customers, the government is encouraging homeowners to invest in storage systems, seeking to marry batteries with existing rooftop solar capacity to create backup electricity networks. The backbone would be the ...

National Sep 25, 2019

Over 100 Chiba households to remain without power

A total of 127 households in Chiba Prefecture are expected to remain without electricity until at least Friday due to the damage caused by Typhoon Faxai earlier this month, Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. said Wednesday. The homes are in areas where electricity workers ...