Solar Frontier, the world’s largest provider of CIS solar energy solutions, announced today it has commenced commercial production at its 150MW Tohoku Plant in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.
Scientists at Hokkaido University in Japan are making leeway in the fabrication of all-solid-state solar cells that are highly durable and can efficiently convert sunlight into energy.
Transporting power sources in the coldest places may be easier with a new rechargeable, non-metallic battery from Japan.
As one of largest solar facilities in the prefecture and in Japan’s Chugoku region, the Kumenan Mega Solar Project has been operating with enough power to meet the demands of 11,000 Japanese households.
Thermoelectric conversion technology that converts energy abandoned as waste heat back to electric power could potentially save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The Tsunashima Sustainable Smart Town, at the site of a former Panasonic factory, consists of residential and non-residential facilities.