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Japan


First LNG-Fired CCGT Unit Begins Operation at JERA’s Giant Modernized Gas Plant in Japan 

Japanese power generator JERA has launched commercial operation of the first of three liquefied natural gas (LNG)–fueled 650-MW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) units that will modernize the Anegasaki Thermal…


2022 Set a Global Record for Coal Generation

The recent shake-up in natural gas markets and their ensuing impact on energy security, and geopolitical tension, dramatically altered the trajectory of global coal-fired generation, sending it soaring to record…


Japan’s Largest Power Generator Signs Deals in Pursuit of Ammonia for Coal Power Plant Co-Firing Project

JERA Co. Inc., Japan’s largest power generation company, announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) “for potential collaboration for the joint project development and sales & purchase of…


GE and IHI Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Develop Gas Turbines that Can Operate on 100% Ammonia

Ammonia as a fuel can be a crucial pathway to lowering carbon emissions from power generation to near-zero levels Under the MOU, GE and IHI will cooperate to develop a…


POWER Digest [January 2023]

POWER's editors curate important policy, technology, business, and industry news briefs from around the world in this department.  Brazil Formally Restarts Construction of Angra 3 Nuclear Reactor Eletronuclear, a mixed-ownership…