Fukushima Energy Policy: Plans to Power Region With 100% Renewable Energy

In 2011, the Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima experienced one of the worst meltdowns in history — a [...]

Japan panel head eyes incentive seen boosting solar power

The head of a Japanese panel suggested on Wednesday that utilities pay 52 cents per kilowatt-hour (kwh) for solar [...]

Japanese Energy Policy After Fukushima

On December 16, 2011, the government announced that the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant finally achieved a [...]

Japan to set new energy policy by early 2013

Japan’s government plans to formulate a new energy policy by early 2013, and will unveil a range of options [...]

World: 10 reasons renewable energy may beat the projections

Five percent? That’s the EIA’s projected global increase in renewable energy generation by the year 2035. You’d think that [...]

Japan’s new renewable law to boost photovoltaic sales

It’s still early, and all the details aren’t yet worked out, but last week Japan passed a new renewable [...]

International: Australia carbon farming; Japan feed-in tariff; German renewable energy railways

Australia Farmers to Benefit from Carbon Trading Australia’s Parliament is expected to pass the world’s first nationwide system for [...]

Japan’s clean energy bill may falter on lawmaker’s ties to utilities

Prime Minister Naoto Kan’s plan to shift Japan toward renewable energy following the Fukushima nuclear accident faces resistance from [...]