May 5, 2016

Local Governments in Japan are Entering Power Retail Business as Country Shifts to Locally Produced Renewable Energy

Local Governments in Japan are Entering Power Retail Business as Country Shifts to Locally Produced Renewable Energy
A new movement is spreading across Japan that could change the country's existing energy market structure, which places electric power companies at the top. Local governments--municipalities and pre...
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Escape Road Construction Petition Submitted to Diet
March 10, 2016
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Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly article that appe...
 
Fact or Fiction: Does Economic Growth Alleviate Joblessness and Poverty?
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Approximately 80% of Japanese people think that continued GDP growth is necess...
 
 
Miyama City Smart Community Wins 2015 Good Design Gold Award
April 25, 2016
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Miyama City, Fukuoka Prefecture, announced on October 30, 2015, that its MIYAMA...
 
Management Society for Promoting Well-Being at Work Established
September 3, 2015
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Koji Sakamoto, a professor at Hosei University Graduate School of Regional Poli...
 
 
Cabinet of Japan Decide to Make Full Use of Rainwater in Newly Constructed Buildings
May 25, 2015
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On March 10, 2015, the Cabinet of Japan approved the wider usage of rainwater h...
 
Thailand to Produce Biofuel Using Japanese Biotechnology
March 25, 2016
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Biotechnologies from Japanese companies will play an important role in Thailan...
 
 
DBJ First to Issue Sustainability Bond in Japan
February 1, 2016
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Development Bank of Japan (DBJ) issued its inaugural sustainability bond on Oct...
 
Tour Company Provides Immersive Learning Experience in Disaster-hit Areas
April 11, 2016
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Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly article published...
 
 
 

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