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Japan


Rapid Progress for Japan's Offshore Wind Ambitions

Japan’s ambitions to install up to 10 GW of offshore wind power by 2030 have made rapid progress over the past month, driven partly by accelerated action to address a…


A Japanese Project Demonstrates a Carbon Neutrality Pathway for Coal Power

Osaki CoolGen Corp.’s complex three-phase demonstration project in Hiroshima Prefecture seeks to achieve highly efficient coal-fired power generation with near-zero emissions by integrating carbon capture–ready coal technology with a fuel…


JERA Readying to Start 1-GW Coal Plant as Japan Scrambles to Secure Power Supplies

Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has called for up to nine nuclear plants to be put into operation to mitigate tight supplies expected this winter. The country could meanwhile resume…


Fukushima Hydrogen Energy Research Field Demonstrates Hydrogen Integration

The Fukushima Hydrogen Energy Research Field is revitalizing an earthquake-stricken region and providing a remarkable boost to Japan’s ambitions to launch a hydrogen society. While global interest in hydrogen produced…


RWE to Take Over Vattenfall's 1.4-GW 'Hydrogen-Ready' Dutch Gas-Fired Plant

German energy giant RWE will in September acquire Vattenfall’s 1.4-GW Magnum combined cycle gas-fired power station, a project in the Netherlands where work is underway to explore converting one of…