Posts tagged: Tokyo

Japan to have 30 Floating Solar Power Islands

By Jason Hahn   Japan has about 146,000 square miles, which is roughly the size of the state of Montana. The difference is that while Montana is home to about 1 million people, Japan squeezes about 128 million people on its land. This lack of space creates a conundrum for a country that has ambitions […]

Japan Solar Power Network to add 29 MW of rooftop solar

By: Ian Clover The Tokyo-based distributed power generation company has partnered with Beisia Corporation to fit 33 buildings with rooftop PV systems totaling 29 MW. The Solar Power Network (SPN) Japan has today announced a partnership with Beisia Corporation to install 29 MW of rooftop solar PV across 33 buildings in greater Tokyo and the […]

A Roomba For Solar Panels That Keeps the Sun Shining Through

Sinfonia Technology Co Ltd announced Nov 26, 2013, that it has developed a robot that autonomously moves around and cleans solar panels at mega-solar (large-scale solar) power plants. Equipped with a battery, it cleans solar panels with a rotary brush and wiper while automatically moving on them and sprinkling washing water stored in its tank. […]

Honda goes solar in Japan, will sell renewable energy in 2015

Honda to Build New Test Course and Mega Solar System in Sakura, Japan TOKYO, Japan, August 8, 2013 – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced plans to build a new test course and mega solar system on its property in the city of Sakura in Tochigi prefecture, Japan. In 2007 Honda initially announced its plan to […]

Panasonic’s Solar-Powered Table Wirelessly Charges your Gadgets

It has happened to all of us: you’re running around town all day only to look down and realize your phone’s battery is in the red, but you don’t have your charger and you’re not going to be home any time soon. What do you do? Panasonic has the answer with a protoype it showed […]