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ethecon in Japan(ethecon)

ethecon in Japan(ethecon)

On Sunday, June 24, a delegation of the ethecon Foundation arrived in Tokyo and travelled to Fukushima. Here are some photos and Japanese newspapers: … Read entire article »

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Tokyo Govt To Build Thermal Power Plants On Tokyo Bay(Nikkei)

Tokyo Govt To Build Thermal Power Plants On Tokyo Bay(Nikkei)

TOKYO (Nikkei)–Within the next three or four years, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government plans to build approximately 10 thermal power plants in the Tokyo Bay area, powered by natural gas and offering 100,000kw of capacity each, as part of efforts to stabilize electricity supplies in the Japanese capital, The Nikkei has learned. … Read entire article »

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Anti-nuke protesters rally in Noda’s hometown(Asahi)

Anti-nuke protesters rally in Noda’s hometown(Asahi)

FUNABASHI, Chiba Prefecture–Hundreds of people rallied in Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda’s constituency here June 24 to protest against his decision to reactivate two reactors at the Oi nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture. … Read entire article »

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TEPCO / KEPCO shareholders vote to keep nuclear power(Japan Today)

TEPCO / KEPCO shareholders vote to keep nuclear power(Japan Today)

— Shareholders of Japan’s electricity companies voted on Wednesday to stick with nuclear power despite rising public opposition after the world’s worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl in March last year. The votes against abandoning nuclear power at the annual general meetings of utilities including Kansai Electric Power Co and Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco), the company at the centre of last year’s Fukushima disaster, come days before the country’s first reactors are due to come back online. Kansai … Read entire article »

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MHI Develops ” MegaNinja” 1,500kW Gas Engine Generation System in Container Enabling Quick Transport, Quick Installation and Quick Generation (MItsubishi Heavy Industries)

MHI Develops ” MegaNinja”  1,500kW Gas Engine Generation System in Container Enabling Quick Transport, Quick Installation and Quick Generation (MItsubishi Heavy Industries)

okyo, June 26, 2012 – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has completed the development and commenced marketing of the “MEGANINJA*1,” a transportable power generation system driven by gas engine and configured like a container. … Read entire article »

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No restart of Hamaoka nuclear plant likely for long time, says Shizuoka governor(Japan Today)

No restart of Hamaoka nuclear plant likely for long time, says Shizuoka governor(Japan Today)

SHIZUOKA —The Hamaoka nuclear plant locate din Shizuoka Prefecture is unlikely to be restarted anytime soon, the prefecture’s governor said Monday. … Read entire article »

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