All publications by tag «JAPAN»
2019, October, 30, 09:30:00JAPAN'S NUCLEAR DOWN, MORTALITY UP
Increased electricity prices and greater use of fossil fuels have led to more deaths following the Fukushima accident in March 2011 than the subsequent evacuation from the area surrounding the nuclear power plant, a new study shows. No deaths have been recorded as a direct result of the accident itself, but the decision to suspend nuclear power generation in response to it has contributed to loss of life,
2019, October, 18, 11:30:00JAPAN: NO U.S. COALITION
“We won’t join the United States, but will cooperate closely with them,” Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news briefing. “Self Defense Force assets will ensure the safety of vessels related to Japan.”
2019, October, 9, 13:05:00JAPAN COAL RISKS $71 BLN
As much as $71 billion of Japanese coal assets could be at risk as the economic viability of plants is undermined by cheaper renewable energy, research by the University of Tokyo, Carbon Tracker and the Carbon Disclosure Project showed on Sunday.
2019, September, 26, 13:20:00JAPAN'S LNG INVESTMENT $10 BLN
“On top of Japan’s commitment two years ago of investing or financing more than $10 billion in energy supply chains, we are making a fresh commitment of additional and collective $10 billion funding from both public and private sectors,” said Isshu Sugawara, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
2019, September, 18, 18:10:00U.S. COALITION CAN CLOSE HORMUZ
The US made another request to import-dependent Japan to join the coalition, and leaders are expected to discuss it at the UN General Assembly in New York next week.
2019, August, 2, 11:40:00UAE OIL FOR JAPAN: 27 MB
Japan imported 26.899 million barrels of crude oil in June 2019 from the United Arab Emirates, according to data released by Japanese Agency of Energy and Natural Resource, AENR.
2019, July, 30, 11:40:00JAPAN'S OIL, GAS 29%
Japan's oil and gas equity ratio rose to a record 29.4% of total imports and domestic output in fiscal 2018-2019 (April-March)
2019, June, 17, 12:35:00COAL FOR JAPAN
Japan imported more than 210 million short tons (MMst) of coal in 2018, making it the world’s third-largest coal-importing country after only India and China. Japan continues to use steam coal to fuel one-third of its electricity generation and metallurgical coal for raw steel production.
2019, April, 10, 10:30:00CANADA'S LNG FOR JAPAN
Japan’s JERA, the world’s top buyer of liquefied natural gas, on Tuesday said it had signed an agreement with a Mitsubishi Corp unit to buy up to 16 cargoes, or 1.2 million tonnes per annum (mtpa), of LNG from the LNG Canada project.
2019, April, 5, 10:10:00JAPAN'S RENEWABLE WILL UP
JERA Co, Japan’s biggest power generation company, plans to increase its renewable energy investment to 5 gigawatts (GW) of capacity by 2025, up from 650 megawatts now and an increase over an earlier target of 3 GW, it said on Tuesday