July 20, 2018

Asahi Breweries Succeeds in Long Continuous SOFC Power Generation Using Biogas Produced in Wastewater Treatment

Asahi Breweries Succeeds in Long Continuous SOFC Power Generation Using Biogas Produced in Wastewater Treatment
Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. announced on May 15, 2018, that it had established a process to purify the biomethane gas (biogas) produced in the wastewater treatment process at breweries into high-purit...
Japanese Ministry Announces Follow-up Results of Climate Adaptation Measures
February 11, 2018
The Japanese Ministry of the Environment announced on October 11, 2017, that i...
'Future Chart' City Visualizer Now Available for Municipalities in Japan
February 19, 2018
Professor Hidefumi Kurasaka and his team at Chiba University Graduate School ma...
Renewable Energy Institute Releases
July 13, 2018
The Renewable Energy Institute, a public interested corporate foundation in Jap...
Science Council of Japan Releases Policy Recommendation:
January 9, 2018
The Science Council of Japan released on August 24, 2017, the deliberation res...
Japan Weather Association and NEC Collaborate to Reduce Food Waste Using Big Data
July 11, 2018
A new initiative in Japan is tackling the global issue of food loss and waste ...
Japan's Ministry of Environment Uses 'Nudge' Behavioral Science for Low Carbon Initiatives
July 6, 2018
Japan's Ministry of the Environment has been testing a new "nudge" policy appro...
TEPCO to Test New Service to Temporarily
May 23, 2018
A trial for a unique new service to virtually "keep" surplus power temporarily...
Organic Farming in Abandoned Farmland in Fukushima
June 25, 2018
Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...

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