Solar energy feed-in tariff in Japan set to receive changes

Japan Solar Energy

Japanese solar energy tariff may be up for change Japan has adopted an aggressive stance on the matter of renewable energy. The country has been looking to break away not only from fossil-fuels in the past year but nuclear energy as well. Since the 2011 Fukushima disaster, which sparked one of the worst nuclear crises that the world has seen since Chernobyl, Japan has been working to adopt other forms of renewable power. Solar energy is one of these renewable powers that has won support from the Japanese government and…

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Japan quickly becoming a leader in solar energy

Japan Solar Energy

Solar energy is a primary focus for Japan Japan is on its way to overtaking the U.S. and Germany in terms of solar energy installations. The country has been investing heavily into solar energy for some time, but has retained a strong focus on fossil-fuels over the past several years. In the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, however, the country began putting more emphasis on renewable energy. Hydrogen fuel and solar energy have become very popular subjects in Japan and the country is beginning to outpace others in terms…

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Japan earthquake rekindles need to abandon nuclear energy

Japan Earthquake

  Strong earthquake strikes off the coast of Japan A strong earthquake has rattled Japan once again. The quake’s epicenter was located off the northeastern shore of Japan, near Fukushima, where a similar quake sparked a major nuclear crisis that threatened to be worse than Chernobyl. According to the U.S> Geological Survey, the quake had a magnitude of 7.3 and generated a strong tsunami that washed into a region that had been decimated 2011’s much stronger quake. Thousands of residents were ordered to evacuate ahead of the tsunami, but warnings…

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Flexible solar panels coming to the Japanese market

Solar Energy Developer Acquired

Company announces its entry into burgeoning market Global Solar Energy Incorporated, a manufacturer of flexible solar panels, has announced its entry into the Japanese solar energy market. The company believes that its flexible solar panels will be an ideal fit for the country’s efforts to make existing buildings more environmentally friendly. Flexible solar panels are somewhat rare when compared to the traditional photovoltaic models that have dominated much of the solar energy market. These solar panels could be useful, however, as they are capable of harvesting the energy of the…

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