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JERA Investing in UK Battery Energy Storage Specialist (Int'l)
Zenobe Energy,JERA Co.
Date: 2019-02-20
In the Land of the Rising Sun, Tokyo-based JERA Co, a fuel trading JV between Tokyo Electric Power and Chubu Electric Power, reports it is partnering with TEPCO Power Grid and will invest £25 million ($32 million) in London, UK-headquartered battery storage specialist Zenobe Energy.

Zenobe Energy supplies, finances, owns and operates battery storage assets and is one of the largest owners and operators of battery storage in Britain, with a capacity of approximately 73 MW, according to JERA. (Source: JERA Co. Website, 19 Feb., 2019) Contact: JERA Co.,; Zenobe Energy,, +44 (0) 2039127853,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Battery,  Energy Storage,  

APAC Utility-Scale Energy Storage Collaboration Announced (Int'l)
Lyon, JERA, Fluence
Date: 2018-05-30
Lyon, JERA and battery energy storage specialist Fluence are reporting a collaboration agreement to identify and pursue utility-scale battery storage development and investment opportunities in Asia Pacific (APAC) markets.

The three companies will assess the potential for utilization of utility and industrial scale battery storage solutions in new projects and at existing renewable and thermal generation plants across their collective areas of operation. On those projects to which the companies commit, Lyon will act as project developer, JERA as investor and Fluence as the energy storage solution and service provider.

Lyon is a leading independent developer of utility-scale battery storage and renewable generation projects. JERA is a joint venture between Japan's TEPCO Fuel & Power Incorporated and Chubu Electric Power Company. Fluence is a Siemens and AES company specialising in global energy storage technology solutions and services. (Source: Lyon, JERA, Fluence, Joint PR, Various Media, Renewable Energy, 29 May, 2018) Contact: Lyon Group, Lyon Group, + 612 8098 0213,; JERA,; Fluence, (883) 358-3623,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Lyon,  JERA,  Fluence,  Battery,  Energy Storage,  

55MW Pacifico Energy Solar Plant Construction Underway (Int'l)
Pacifico Energy ,Chubu Electric Power
Date: 2018-02-05
Tokyo-based Pacifico Energy reports construction is underway on the 55 MW (DC) Minami Mega Solar Power Plant in Gujo City, Gifu, Japan in July 2019. The project, which is expected to be completed and commissioned within 17-months, will generate roughly 55 million kWh electricity annually and reduce approximately 30,000 tpy of CO2 emissions. Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. will purchase all electricity generated by the plant.

Toyo Engineering Corporation will provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services. Pacifico Energy previously construction and is operating two solar power plants in Okayama and one solar power plant in Osaki City, Miyagi. (Source: Pacifico Energy, 2 Feb., 2018) Contact: Pacifico Energy, 03-4540-7830(Main),;; Chubu Electric,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Pacifico Energy ,  Solar,  Chubu Electric Power,  

Japan Lowering Wind, Solar Feed-in Tariff Power Prices (Int'l)
Japan Ministry of Energy and Environment,
Date: 2016-12-19
JIJI Press is reporting that Japan will lower the prices paid under the country's feed-in tariff system for the purchase of wind and solar generated electric power, beginning in 2017.

The Japan Ministry of Energy and Environment is calling for a gradual lowering of the feed-in power purchase price of electricity generated by households with less than 10 kilowatts capacity to ¥24 per kWh from the current ¥31 yen by fiscal 2019. The cuts apply to the service areas of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc., Chubu Electric Power Co. and Kansai Electric Power Co. Electricity produced by onshore wind power plants of 20 KW or more will be cut from ¥22 to ¥19. Japan launched its feed-in tariff program in 2012. (Source: Japan Ministry of Energy and Environment, JIJI Press, 13 Dec., 2016) Contact: Japan Ministry of Energy and Environment,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Japan Renewable Energy,  Wind,  Solar,  Feed-in T,  

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