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Oct

08

Japan to Create Guidelines on Methane-Fueled Power Generation

Source:   Jiji Press   Japan’s Environment Ministry plans to create guidelines for municipal governments on methane-fueled electricity generation in a bid to promote the use of the renewable energy source, ministry officials said Saturday. The guidelines will introduce how best to install such power generation system, which uses methane gas produced during the fermentation process […]

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Sep

28

Mexican Eco-energy Equipment Makers to Compete with Chinese

Source:   Daijiworld     Mexico City, Sep 27 (IANS/EFE): Mexican manufacturers are looking to battle their Chinese counterparts in the export of renewable energy equipment, taking advantage of recent domestic strides in that industry. Carlos Sandoval Olvera, president of the National Council of Industrial Ecologists, or Conieco, told EFE that by year’s end 25 percent […]

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Sep

28

Chinese Solar Companies to Sell More Panels Locally

Source:   Revmodo   After flooding the market with solar panels, Chinese solar PV manufacturers are struggling to survive. Now, some cities in China are adding new solar power systems in attempt to help save the industry. As a country, China has made solar panel manufacturing a key part of its economic agenda. After huge increases […]

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Sep

28

Japan sees smooth start to new scheme to promote renewable energy

Source:  Kyodo News via Power Engineering   Japan has seen a smooth start to its newly introduced scheme to promote power generation using sunlight and other renewable energy sources, the industry ministry said Wednesday, noting that the capacity of related facilities has reached more than 50 percent of the target set for fiscal 2012. The […]

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Sep

20

China again increases solar energy target

Source:  Hydrogen Fuel News Government increases solar energy target for the fourth time in a year China has shown a keen interest in alternative energy. Solar energy, in particular, has managed to acquire much of the country’s enthusiasm regarding sustainability. Over the past year, the Chinese government has provided targets concerning the country’s solar energy […]

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Sep

19

Japan’s renewables rush

Source:  Climate Spectator Japan decided to join the ‘no-nuclear’ club last week, bowing to public aversion to these plants after the Fukushima accident in March 2011. At the same time, it projected significant investments in renewable energy. Japan will have no nuclear power by the end of the 2030s, according to the new energy policy […]

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Sep

19

KYOCERA Implements Renewable Energy Technology in Launch of U.S.-Japan Smart-Grid

Source:  Daily Finance KYOCERA Implements Renewable Energy Technology in Launch of U.S.-Japan Smart-Grid New Mexico project is first international collaboration in the U.S. to use solar energy to provide a significant portion of residential power needs   KYOTO, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Kyocera Corporation (NYS: KYO) (TOKYO:6971), the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) of […]

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Sep

19

Japanese Investments in Taiwan on the Rise

Source:  CENS Taipei, Sept. 19, 2012 (CENS)–At a time when China-Japan relationship has become tense, industrial cooperation between Taiwan and Japan is undergoing subtle change. During his visit to Japan last week, Yiin Chii-min, minister of the Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD), bridged the joint establishment by the national development fund and Japan’s […]

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Mar
13

Insight interAsia quoted in Wall Street Journal

Insight interAsia CEO, Rob Haak, is quoted in this article on the risks of inflation in Asia and how these risks are especially troubling for tech companies.  We have written extensively on this subject for our STRATIS clients and we continue to warn on lack of technical (engineering and science) labor in most Asian tech […]

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Feb

08

For first time, Asia matches US high-tech investment expenditure

Source:  Japan Matters for America US has lost over one quarter of high-tech manufacturing jobs in past decade For the first time in history, the Asian region in 2009 spent as much on research and development in science and technology (S&T) fields as the United States, the traditional leader in high technology investment. The spending […]

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