Environmental Technology

NEDO Releases First Web-Based Integrated Wind Information System 'NeoWins' for Supporting Offshore Wind Energy Development in Japan

July 24, 2017

Environmental Technology

 

NEDO Releases First Web-Based Integrated Wind Information System 'NeoWins' for Supporting Offshore Wind Energy Development in Japan

Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) re...
 
Test to Stabilize Wind Power Output Using Compressed Air Energy Storage Gets Underway in Japan

July 19, 2017

Environmental Technology

 

Test to Stabilize Wind Power Output Using Compressed Air Energy Storage Gets Underway in Japan

A team of engineers from the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development O...
 
Newly-developed Electrode Material Promises to Boost Volume, Cut Costs of Hydrogen Production Using Renewable Energy

June 23, 2017

Environmental Technology

 

Newly-developed Electrode Material Promises to Boost Volume, Cut Costs of Hydrogen Production Using Renewable Energy

A research team from Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science...
 
Takenaka Expands Users of Proprietary Wood Technology for Seismic Upgrades, Building Structural Components

May 19, 2017

Corporate

 

Takenaka Expands Users of Proprietary Wood Technology for Seismic Upgrades, Building Structural Components

Due to deregulation and efforts to revitalize Japan's domestic forestry indust...
 
Japanese Institute Develops Environmental Impact Evaluation System for East Asia

May 13, 2017

Environmental Technology

 

Japanese Institute Develops Environmental Impact Evaluation System for East Asia

The National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan (NIES) announced on De...
 
NEDO to Launch Demonstration Project for Energy-Saving Seawater Desalination Technology in South Africa

May 7, 2017

Water

 

NEDO to Launch Demonstration Project for Energy-Saving Seawater Desalination Technology in South Africa

The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) in Jap...
 
Detailed Plans Begin in Fukushima on World's Largest (Carbon-Free) Hydrogen Energy Infrastructure Project

January 15, 2017

Environmental Technology

 

Detailed Plans Begin in Fukushima on World's Largest (Carbon-Free) Hydrogen Energy Infrastructure Project

The Government of Japan is promoting the "Fukushima Concept for a New Energy S...
 
Newly Discovered Aqueous Electrolyte Expected to Lead to Safe, Low-Cost Li-ion Battery

January 9, 2017

Environmental Technology

 

Newly Discovered Aqueous Electrolyte Expected to Lead to Safe, Low-Cost Li-ion Battery

A research team at the University of Tokyo has discovered a promising lithium-...
 
Fujitsu ICT Contributes to Approximately 40 Million-Ton Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

December 19, 2016

Corporate

 

Fujitsu ICT Contributes to Approximately 40 Million-Ton Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Fujitsu Ltd., a major Japanese information technology equipment and services pr...
 
Harnessing Fluctuations in Ambient Humidity Enables Semipermanent Actuator Operation

December 16, 2016

Environmental Technology

 

Harnessing Fluctuations in Ambient Humidity Enables Semipermanent Actuator Operation

A research group, made up of researchers from RIKEN (Japan's comprehensive sci...
 
Railway Station to Set Industry Precedent by Procuring Power from Solar and Hydrogen

August 21, 2016

Environmental Technology

 

Railway Station to Set Industry Precedent by Procuring Power from Solar and Hydrogen

Hydrogen as an energy source has been gathering increasing attention. In sprin...
 
Demonstration of Japan's Hydrogen Energy Project at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo to Show Future of Low-Carbon Communities

August 3, 2016

Environmental Technology

 

Demonstration of Japan's Hydrogen Energy Project at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo to Show Future of Low-Carbon Communities

The Japanese government is promoting technological development to emphasize th...
 
Discovery of Coastal Niño Phenomenon May Increase Accuracy of Climate Change Projections

June 10, 2016

Environmental Technology

 

Discovery of Coastal Niño Phenomenon May Increase Accuracy of Climate Change Projections

The Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) announced on...
 
Utilizing Typhoon Power to Generate Electricity with Magnus Effect-Based Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines

May 14, 2016

Environmental Technology

 

Utilizing Typhoon Power to Generate Electricity with Magnus Effect-Based Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines

Initiatives are underway to accelerate the spread of wind power in Japan by de...
 
LIXIL, Fuji Xerox Win 2015 Energy Conservation Awards

April 17, 2016

Energy Conservation

 

LIXIL, Fuji Xerox Win 2015 Energy Conservation Awards

The Energy Conservation Center, Japan, announced on January 19, 2016, the winne...
 
Thailand to Produce Biofuel Using Japanese Biotechnology

March 25, 2016

Environmental Technology

 

Thailand to Produce Biofuel Using Japanese Biotechnology

Biotechnologies from Japanese companies will play an important role in Thailan...
 
Researcher Succeed in Generating Electricity Using Ammonia-Fired Gas Turbine: One Step Closer to Hydrogen Power

March 20, 2016

Environmental Technology

 

Researcher Succeed in Generating Electricity Using Ammonia-Fired Gas Turbine: One Step Closer to Hydrogen Power

Researchers recently announced that they have successfully generated 41.8 kilo...
 
LIXIL and Tohoku University Unveil Toilet Lighting System That Works Even in Blackouts

August 17, 2015

Corporate

 

LIXIL and Tohoku University Unveil Toilet Lighting System That Works Even in Blackouts

Since July 2014, LIXIL, a Japanese living and housing solutions company, and To...
 
Nippon Paper Group's Green Action Plan to Focus on Effectiveness

April 3, 2015

Corporate

 

Nippon Paper Group's Green Action Plan to Focus on Effectiveness

Nippon Paper Group, Inc. of Japan established the Charter on the Environment ce...
 
NEC Develops Software for Storage Batteries, Helping to Improve Next-generation Power Systems

March 27, 2015

Corporate

 

NEC Develops Software for Storage Batteries, Helping to Improve Next-generation Power Systems

NEC Corp., a leading Japanese electronics company, announced on November 13, 20...
 
Sony Releases Flame-Retardant Plastic Made of up to 99 Percent Recycled Materials

January 4, 2015

Corporate

 

Sony Releases Flame-Retardant Plastic Made of up to 99 Percent Recycled Materials

Sony Corporation announced on August 4, 2014, that it would start outside sales...
 
Approaches Featuring Smart Agriculture Using Solar Power, Small Hydroelectric Plants Using Dam Wall to Vitalize Japanese Farm Villages

November 26, 2014

Renewable Energy

 

Approaches Featuring Smart Agriculture Using Solar Power, Small Hydroelectric Plants Using Dam Wall to Vitalize Japanese Farm Villages

In Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan, renewable energy businesses have started to spr...
 
Ajinomoto Partners with Saga City on Joint Biomass Research

November 24, 2014

Corporate

 

Ajinomoto Partners with Saga City on Joint Biomass Research

Ajinomoto Co., one of Japan's leading food and amino acid manufacturers, announ...
 
Geothermal Power: Japan Has World's Third Largest Geothermal Reserves, 60 Percent of Which Can Be Developed

September 11, 2014

Renewable Energy

 

Geothermal Power: Japan Has World's Third Largest Geothermal Reserves, 60 Percent of Which Can Be Developed

Japan has abundant reserves of geothermal energy, a stable source of electricit...
 
Fujitsu Providing Environmental Education in Japanese Schools Using Tablet Devices in Lectures

September 6, 2014

Corporate

 

Fujitsu Providing Environmental Education in Japanese Schools Using Tablet Devices in Lectures

Fujitsu Ltd., a major Japanese information technology equipment manufacturer, s...
 
Tokyo Gas Achieves Dramatic Peak Power Use Reduction in Smart City Project Demonstration

August 21, 2014

Corporate

 

Tokyo Gas Achieves Dramatic Peak Power Use Reduction in Smart City Project Demonstration

Tokyo Gas Co. announced on June 10, 2014, that the received electricity (electr...
 
Solar Sharing in Japan: Efforts and Hurdles

August 15, 2014

Renewable Energy

 

Solar Sharing in Japan: Efforts and Hurdles

Since Japan introduced its feed-in-tariff (FIT) scheme in 2012, the installatio...
 
NEDO, Asahi Glass Develop New Refrigerant with Dramatically Lower Climate Impact

August 2, 2014

Corporate

 

NEDO, Asahi Glass Develop New Refrigerant with Dramatically Lower Climate Impact

Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) ann...
 
Pest Control Method Using Sex Pheromone Developed to Keep Sugarcane from White Grubs

July 6, 2014

Chemicals

 

Pest Control Method Using Sex Pheromone Developed to Keep Sugarcane from White Grubs

The Japanese National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS), the Okinawa ...
 
RIKEN and Kaneka Successfully Produce Bioplastics from Non-Food Biomass

July 4, 2014

Chemicals

 

RIKEN and Kaneka Successfully Produce Bioplastics from Non-Food Biomass

RIKEN, a comprehensive chemical research institute in Japan, and Kaneka Corpora...
 
New Cooking Pot, Stove Unveiled that Recharges Cell Phone, Other Devices

June 20, 2014

Environmental Technology

 

New Cooking Pot, Stove Unveiled that Recharges Cell Phone, Other Devices

All Rights Reserved. TES New Energy Co., a venture company to transfer technolo...
 
Shibaura Institute of Technology's Zero-Energy House Awarded at 'Ene-Mane House 2014'

June 2, 2014

Energy Conservation

 

Shibaura Institute of Technology's Zero-Energy House Awarded at 'Ene-Mane House 2014'

The Shibaura Institute of Technology submitted a zero-energy house to "Ene-Mane...
 
JAEA Develops Lithium Recovery Technology from Seawater

May 16, 2014

Mineral Resources

 

JAEA Develops Lithium Recovery Technology from Seawater

The Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) announced on February 7, 2014, that it ha...
 
University of Tokyo Elucidates New Energy Transfer System in Photosynthesis in Phycobilisomes

May 11, 2014

Environmental Technology

 

University of Tokyo Elucidates New Energy Transfer System in Photosynthesis in Phycobilisomes

The University of Tokyo announced on February 4, 2014, that they successfully se...
 
RIKEN Improves Photosynthesis Bioplastic Production to World's Highest Level

May 4, 2014

Environmental Technology

 

RIKEN Improves Photosynthesis Bioplastic Production to World's Highest Level

RIKEN, Japan's comprehensive science research institution, announced on January...
 
University Research Group Develops Zero Standby Power Consumption Wake-up Circuit

April 28, 2014

Environmental Technology

 

University Research Group Develops Zero Standby Power Consumption Wake-up Circuit

Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, announced on December 5, 2013, the deve...
 
Japanese Researchers Develop Man-Made Leaves that Harvest Light

April 7, 2014

Environmental Technology

 

Japanese Researchers Develop Man-Made Leaves that Harvest Light

The Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) announced on January 9, 2014, su...
 
Fujitsu's Communication Technology for Smart Meters Gains Status with International Standards Promotion Organization

March 29, 2014

Corporate

 

Fujitsu's Communication Technology for Smart Meters Gains Status with International Standards Promotion Organization

Copyright Fujitsu All Rights Reserved. Fujitsu Limited, a major Japanese produc...
 
Award-winning Portable, High-Efficiency Hydroelectric Generator Now on the Market

March 9, 2014

Renewable Energy

 

Award-winning Portable, High-Efficiency Hydroelectric Generator Now on the Market

Ibasei Ltd., a Japanese manufacturing engineering company in Ibaraki Prefecture...
 
NEDO, Kyoto University Develop Uninterrupted Automotive Transmission

March 5, 2014

Transportation / Mobility

 

NEDO, Kyoto University Develop Uninterrupted Automotive Transmission

Kyoto University and the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organ...
 
Small Hydropower Generation System Developed for Use in Seawater, Weight Cut by Half

March 3, 2014

Environmental Technology

 

Small Hydropower Generation System Developed for Use in Seawater, Weight Cut by Half

Japan's Okaya & Co., which is strengthening its efforts in the environmenta...
 
Japanese Research Group Succeeds in Removal of Radioactive Cesium from Incinerator Ash

January 30, 2014

Environmental Technology

 

Japanese Research Group Succeeds in Removal of Radioactive Cesium from Incinerator Ash

The Nanosystem Research Institute of Japan's National Institute of Advanced In...
 
RIKEN Develops Super High-Resolution Global Atmospheric Simulation

January 13, 2014

Environmental Technology

 

RIKEN Develops Super High-Resolution Global Atmospheric Simulation

A team of researchers from the RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Scie...
 
Japanese Institute Develops New Water Wheel to Generate Power from Low Gradient Flow

December 25, 2013

Environmental Technology

 

Japanese Institute Develops New Water Wheel to Generate Power from Low Gradient Flow

The National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO) of Japan announc...
 
JAMSTEC Successfully Generates Electricity from Hot Water and Seawater from Seabed

December 22, 2013

Environmental Technology

 

JAMSTEC Successfully Generates Electricity from Hot Water and Seawater from Seabed

Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) announced on Sep...
 
High School Students and Companies Prove Effects of Roof Greening with Used Tatami Mats

December 5, 2013

Education

 

High School Students and Companies Prove Effects of Roof Greening with Used Tatami Mats

Kanagawa Prefecture announced on August 6, 2013, that joint research conducted...
 
Japanese Researchers Succeed in Doubling Quantity of Hydrogen Produced by Blue-Green Algae

December 3, 2013

Environmental Technology

 

Japanese Researchers Succeed in Doubling Quantity of Hydrogen Produced by Blue-Green Algae

A research group at RIKEN, a Japanese comprehensive research organization for b...
 
Japanese Shipbuilder Granted AIP for Development of OTEC

December 1, 2013

Environmental Technology

 

Japanese Shipbuilder Granted AIP for Development of OTEC

Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU), a development-oriented shipbuilder, has b...
 
Japanese Institute Develops New Technology to Decompose CO2 at Room Temperature

November 28, 2013

Environmental Technology

 

Japanese Institute Develops New Technology to Decompose CO2 at Room Temperature

Japan's Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) announced on August 26, 2013,...
 
Fujitsu Testing One of the Largest Low-Potassium Vegetable Factories in Japan

November 17, 2013

Food

 

Fujitsu Testing One of the Largest Low-Potassium Vegetable Factories in Japan

Copyright  Fujitsu Group announced that from July 2013 to March 2014, it would ...
 
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