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Japan


Gas Power Outlook: Volatility and Viability

Natural gas generation’s future hinges on a precarious and exceptionally volatile set of issues that the conflict in Ukraine intensified. Experts from the full natural gas chain shed light on…


Fukushima Touched by Another Earthquake, Some Deficiencies Reported at Nuclear Plants

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake caused some deficiencies at two of the three nuclear power plants (NPPs) located in relatively close proximity to the fault, but it did not cause any safety…


Japan Bolsters Fuel Ammonia Combustion at Gas Turbines, Coal Boilers

Japan is furnishing $500 million (59.8 billion yen) to much-watched projects that will develop and demonstrate 100% fuel ammonia combustion technology for gas turbines and 50% co-firing at coal boilers,…


LineVision Partners with Marubeni Corporation to Integrate Power Line Monitoring Solutions onto Japanese Electric Grid

LineVision’s non-contact sensors will monitor power lines from the Mibugawa Hydro plant in Ina City, Nagano Boston, MA (October 6, 2021) – Marubeni Corporation (Marubeni) and LineVision, Inc. (LineVision) announced…


JERA Kicks Off Hydrogen Co-Firing Pilot at LNG Power Plant

JERA has received the Japanese government’s green light for a pilot project to demonstrate 30% hydrogen co-firing at an existing large-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) thermal power plant by 2025.…