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Japan's solution for the energy transition might be in demand side management

Customer-centric demand response a key solution for Japan’s energy transition challenges

Japan’s electricity sector is facing the triple challenges in the energy transition of energy security, cost and decarbonisation, writes James Tedd from GridBeyond.
Smart meter data and analysis

Smart meter data integration and analysis platform to test in Japan

The aim is to study the feasibility and usefulness of the SaaS platform in what is a changing market for Japan’s electricity retailers.

‘Nudging’ Carbon Reduction one Japanese household at a time

The Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan, enlisted Oracle Corporation Japan and Jyukankyo Research Institute Inc. to provide approximately 300,000 households with personalised information and advice to reduce their energy use and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions over four years.
e-mobility industry

Mitsubishi, Kaluza and Miraiz drive Japan’s decarbonisation

Mitsubishi, Kaluza and Chubu Electric Power Miraiz Co. have joined forces on a smart charging trial for electric vehicles.
Indonesia's power sector

Japanese utilities partner to decarbonise Indonesia’s power sector

Japanese utility companies have partnered with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to develop a roadmap to accelerate the decarbonisation of the power sector in India.
Mitsubishi Corporation

Kaluza, Mitsubishi partner on EV solutions in Japan

UK energy management solutions firm Kaluza and Mitsubishi Corporation are to develop a new suite of electric vehicle (EV) products and services.

Used Nissan EV batteries given second life in Japan’s railways

Batteries from Nissan LEAF electric vehicles (EVs) are being repurposed for use at railway crossings in eastern Japan.

Japan’s Chugoku Electric Power streamlines operations with IoT solution

Chugoku Electric Power has partnered with FogHorn and Energia Communications to optimise the performance of its hydropower generation plants.

Ample to grow EV battery swapping

San Francisco based electric vehicle (EV) battery swapping venture Ample has raised $160 million in its latest funding round.

Blockchain for solar panel recycling in Japan

Solar PV manufacturer Next Energy and trading conglomerate Marubeni are to collaborate on used solar panel recycling.