Orix Connects 2.75MW Rooftop PV Project, the Largest Of-its-kind in Japan

Japan’s ITOCHU Corporation (ITOCHU) and Singapore’s Mapletree Investment jointly developed two large-scale multi-tenant logistics centers respectively in Noda, Chiba Prefecture and in Sakai City, Osaka. The rooftops.. more

30MW Solar Power Plant Starts Operation Next to Nagasaki Airport

Kyushu, Japan enjoys higher solar radiation than most regions in the country. World-leader in CIS module solution Solar Frontier and Chopro, a LPG distributor and solar power producer, jointly established the company Nagasaki Solar Ener.. more

Sony Announces to Transfer Battery Business

Sony is the world’s first company that successfully commercialized rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and applied this technology on portable electric devices. However, the world leader announced to transfer its battery business to Murata Ma.. more

Sharp's New CEO Optimistic about Solar Business, Sets to Go International

After Foxconn-Sharp alliance took place, Foxconn immediately started a series of re-organization and planned for Jeng-wu Tai to take over as the new Sharp CEO. Although rumors had that Sharp’s solar business (Sharp solar) might be .. more

SPI Energy Connects 2.4MW PV Power Plant to Japan’s Grid

SPI Solar Japan G.K. (SPI Japan), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SPI Energy, a global provider of PV solutions, has completed the 2.4MW Nishiura power plant in Japan's Ibaraki Prefecture and connected it to the grid. The distributed generation project wa.. more

Panasonic Keeps Low Utilization Rates within Weak Demand

Panasonic, a top-four PV manufacturers in Japan, plans to streamline its PV production businesses amidst the weak market. Panasonic will reallocate its power conditioner production capacities in Japan, and will remain low utilization rates for.. more

JinkoSolar Signs JPY2 Billion Syndicated Loan Agreement with Japanese Bank Consortium

JinkoSolar’s subsidiary, JinkoSolar Japan K.K. (JinkoSolar Japan), has signed a one-year JPY2 billion syndicated loan agreement with a bank consortium led by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation ("SMBC") and includes Mizuho Bank, Ltd., the T.. more


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