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Noresco Wins Contract for Onsite Power Generation at Kadena Air Base

Airforce Technology Summary Infrastructure solutions provider Noresco has secured a contract to implement 10MW of onsite power generation at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, to improve mission-critical energy resiliency. Kadena Air Base is home to the US Air...

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Toyota Unveils Plan to Build 'City of the Future' in Japan

Smart Cities Dive Summary Toyota announced plans to build a fully connected, prototype city of the future at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan. A phased groundbreaking is expected early next year, and Denmark's Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) will be the architects. The 175-acre site, called Woven...

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Editorial: Waste-to-Energy (WTE) technology

SunStar DAVAO Summary DAVAO City is eyeing to build and operate a waste-to-energy (WTE) facility in 2022. This billion-worth project - P2.5 billion at that – is a partnership endeavor among Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica), Kitakyushu City of Japan, and the City Government...

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Optimized Cogeneration System Operation for a Secure and Comfortable Life - Community Energy Management System for F-Grid Miyagi

Summary Company: F-Grid Miyagi Location: Miyagi Prefecture, Japan Completion Date: 2015 After the experience of the Great East Japan Earthquake, F-Grid Miyagi now uses a gas engine cogeneration system in its automotive factory to protect against the next energy crisis...


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Launch of Japan's First Microgrid System with a Total of 117 Homes

Press Release, Business Wire Area where PanaHome's Smart City Shioashiya Solar-Shima is being developed (Graphic: Business Wire) HYOGO, Japan--PanaHome Corporation, ENERES Co., Ltd, IBJ Leasing Co., Ltd. and the Public Enterprises Agency of the Hyogo Prefectural Government plan...

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Japan benefiting from resiliency programme

Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy Summary More and more Japanese cities are signing up to the government’s National Resilience Programme, with decentralized renewable energy and microgrids coming more into favour. The country was moved to focus more on city resiliency after...

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Global Cooperation Agreement Memorandum of Understanding Signing at IDEA2017

Representatives from Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Germany/European Union, Japan, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States come together to sign the Global Cooperation Agreement Memorandum of Understanding at IDEA’s 108th Annual Conference and Trade Show. ...