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Hydrogen and Japan’s Energy Future

Much activity – and much hype – has surrounded the push towards the adoption of hydrogen as a key fuel in Japan.  Today we’re going to clear away some of the haze by zeroing in on several key aspects of what’s going on.   Policy In December 2017, Japan’s “Basic Hydrogen Strategy” was approved by the […]

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New Structures in Japan’s Deregulated Electricity Market

Earlier this year we took a look at developments in Japan’s deregulated electricity market here on our blog, and it’s a topic we regularly cover in depth in our Monthly Market Monitor.   Today we’re going to look at new structures the Japanese government is putting in place as part of the further development of the […]

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The State of Biomass Power Generation in Japan

Previously, we have looked at the general renewables landscape in Japan, as well as at solar generation, including the associated incentive schemes that drove its growth over the last decade. In this article, we’ll take a look at biomass – the third largest renewable power source in Japan’s generation mix. Biomass as a Part of […]

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