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'Power Receiving' Work Completed at 235MW Solar Plant in Okayama

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 09:17
The construction of a solar power plant with an output of about 235MW was completed on the site of the former Kinkai Salt Farm in Setouchi City, Okayama Prefecture, Japan.

Fuji Kosan to Grow Japanese Ginger Under Solar Panels

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 23:18
Fuji Kosan Co Ltd announced March 2, 2018, that it will purchase a solar sharing-type (agricultural) mega (large-scale) solar power plant to be built in Zao-machi, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.

9.6MW Solar-wind Hybrid Power Plant Completed in Fukuoka

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 17:27
Japan Renewable Energy (JRE) Corp (Minato-ku, Tokyo) and Hokutaku Co Ltd (Asahikawa City, Hokkaido) had a ceremony to celebrate the completion of a hybrid-type power plant combining wind and solar power generation facilities in Hibiki-machi, Wakamatsu-ku, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, Feb 26, 2018.

Toko to Build 32MW of Solar Plants in Fukushima

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 00:43
Toko Electrical Construction Co Ltd will build two solar power plants with a total output of 32MW in Kawauchi-mura (village), Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.

JAIC, Smart Solar Begin Operation of 2.4MW Solar Plant in Iwate

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 00:41
Japan Asia Investment Co Ltd (JAIC) and Smart Solar Corp announced Jan 18, 2018, that they have completed a 2.44MW solar power plant in Ichinoseki City, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, and started to sell electricity.

[Interview] West O&M President on Solar Plant Maintenance, Inspection (1)

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 06:12
West Holdings Corporation has expanded its business operations as a company that handles overall solar power generation businesses including designing, construction, O&M (operation and management) and power generation, targeting residential and business solar power equipment, through the companies belonging to the group.

Assembly of 'Aibo' Robot Dog (17)

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 01:09
We have attached the head, and the assembly of the new aibo entered the final stage. From now, we will attach exterior parts and tail. The exterior parts not only protect the main body but also ensure safety by, for example, preventing a finger from being stuck.

Assembly of 'Aibo' Robot Dog (16)

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 00:59
We have finished the assembly of the body and started to attach the head to the body. The rotation axis (that rotates in the vertical direction) at the base of the head is sandwiched between the main frame of the magnesium alloy body and the small frame of the left front leg.

Chinese Power Company Runs Solar Plant in Harmony With Local Community

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 00:46
Following the implementation of the feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme, solar power plants have been increasingly constructed in the last few years in Sanda City, Hyogo Prefecture, partly because it has relatively gentle hills and idle business properties.

Daiwa Energy to Set Up 16MW Wind Power Plant in Ehime

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 00:38
Daiwa Energy Co Ltd started construction of a 16MW wind power plant in Uwa-cho (town), Seiyo City, Ehime Prefecture, Japan, Jan 22, 2018.

Renova to Build 19MW Solar Plant in Tochigi

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 00:35
Renova Inc will build a solar power plant with an output of 19.2MW in Nasukarasuyama City, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.

Honda to Release 'Amaze' Compact Sedan in India

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 13:51
Honda Motor Co Ltd will be aggressively releasing new vehicles in the Indian market.

New Auto Technology Projects Moving Images on Road Surface

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 13:48
The Industrial Design Center of Mitsubishi Electric Corp developed a technology to show moving images on a road surface by using LEDs embedded in an auto body.

Next Energy, Infiswift Team for IoT-based Management of Solar Plants

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 13:44
Next Energy & Resources Co Ltd (Komagane City, Nagano Prefecture) will launch a service to operate and manage solar power plants by using the US-based Infiswift Solutions' IoT platform in April 2018.

Sharp Receives Order for 48MW Solar Plant in Vietnam

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 21:10
Sharp Corp will provide EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) services for a solar power plant with an output of about 48MW in Vietnam.

Suzuki Exhibits SUV Concept Targeted at Young People in India

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 15:39
"I was impressed by the fact that Maruti can realize this quality by itself," an engineer of a Japanese manufacturer said in front of a concept car Feb 7, 2018, when Auto Expo 2018 (the largest motor show in India) opened for concerned parties.

Biogas Produced for Fuel Cell System at Shrimp Farm in Vietnam

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 15:35
An international joint research team between Kyushu University and Viet Nam National University Ho Chi Minh City (VNUHCM) announced Feb 23, 2018, that it has established a plant to test an energy circulation system on the premises of a shrimp farm in Mekong Delta, Vietnam.

Assembly of 'Aibo' Robot Dog (15)

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 15:46
We have attached to the rear legs to the magnesium alloy frame of the aibo and started to work on the back of the aibo. We paid attention to the pressure-sensitive/capacitive touch sensor that Sony newly developed for the aibo.

Floating Solar Plant Starts Operation on Reservoir in Saitama

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 15:38
In December 2017, a solar power plant with an output of about 318kW started operation on "Onuma" reservoir in Ranzanmachi, Hiki-gun in central Saitama Prefecture, Japan.

Drone, Laser Used for 3D Measurement of Potential Solar Site

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 17:24
Nippon Comsys Corp announced Feb 16, 2018, that it has performed laser-based three-dimensional (3D) measurement using a drone at the proposed construction site of a mega (large-scale) solar power plant.