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Tokyo Stock Exchange Inc, which is affiliated with Japan Exchange Group Inc, announced Feb 24, 2015, that it will establish "Infrastructure Fund Market" by April 2015.
Mitsubishi Electric Corp announced Jan 27, 2015, that it has completed the construction of a 6.2MW solar power generation system on the property of Onahama Petroleum Co Ltd.
Kinam Kim, president of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, discussed the latest trends of semiconductor scaling techniques and the development status at the company.
Renova Inc announced Feb 18, 2015, that it has started to operate a mega (large-scale) solar power plant in Kikugawa City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, for a joint project with several companies including Aeon Delight Co Ltd.
First Solar Inc, a leading solar panel manufacturer based in the US, is pursuing a project for developing a mega (large-scale) solar power plant in Karumai-machi, Iwate Prefecture, Japan.
A Japanese research group developed a technology to improve the operating speed and reliability of semiconductor storage device (SSD) by six and five times, respectively.
Mitsubishi Electric Corp announced Feb 17, 2015, that it has developed a technology to detect circuits troubled with "DC arc" at an early stage and instantly shut off only the troubled circuits for solar power generation systems.
A meeting of the Committee for Calculation of Procurement Prices, Etc took place Feb 24, 2015, for the third time in the year.
Hitachi Systems Ltd exhibited a system that measures electrocardiogram (ECG) and pulse rate at the same time and calculates the degrees of fatigue and mental stress at Medical Japan 2016, which took place from Feb 4 to 6, 2015, at Intex Osaka in Osaka City, Japan.
Mitsubishi Electric Corp developed a new noise elimination technology for the preprocessing for hands-free calls and voice recognition with car navigation systems.
Tohoku-Electric Power Co Inc announced Feb 20, 2015, that it has started commercial operation of a large-size storage batter system installed at Nishi-Sendai Transformer Station in Akiu-machi, Taihaku-ku, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.
Marubeni Corp had a ceremony to cerebrate the completion of a 49MW solar power plant in Kisosaki-chou, Kuwana-gun, Mie Prefecture, Japan, Feb 3, 2015.
Nago City in Okinawa Prefecture is drawing public attention regarding the military base issue because of the town of Henoko, which is the candidate destination for the relocation of the Futenma US military air base. Ourawan Bay, which faces Henoko, is known for its mangrove forests and as the habitat of rare dugongs, which is one of the reasons why people are objecting to the air base's relocation to Henoko.
The system in Kitakyushu City, consisting of a mega solar power plant and a quick charger, is characterized by the mechanism where the buses are charged directly with the electricity generated by the mega solar power plant not only during emergencies but also during normal times.
Sony Corp had a meeting to explain its management policies Feb 18, 2015, and announced its mid-term management plan for fiscal 2015 to 2017.
Japan's Ministry of the Environment announced the "Basic Concept of the Installation of Large-scale Solar Power Generation Facilities in National and Semi-national Parks" Feb 19, 2015.
To improve the usability of the N-Box Slash tall wagon, Honda also employed an electric parking brake. This is the first time that the company employed an electric parking brake for its light car.
Marubeni Corp and Japan Asia Investment Co Ltd announced Feb 10, 2015, that it has started operation of a solar power plant with an output of about 2.2MW in Ogawa-machi, Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
Obayashi Corp announced Feb 16, 2015, that it has completed "Smart Energy System," which enables to make the most of renewable energy, at its technology research center in Kiyose City, Tokyo.
Kagome Co Ltd announced "Tomatan," which is a "wearable tomato" developed in collaboration with Maywa Denki at Tokyo Marathon Expo 2015.
Solar Frontier KK (Minato-ku, Tokyo) announced Feb 16, 2015, that it has started to construct a 1.4MW solar power plant using domestic wood-based mounting systems in Yatsushiro City, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan.
The N-Box Slash tall wagon, which Honda Motor Co Ltd released Dec 22, 2014, comes with sliding rear seats and electric parking brake.
Shizen Energy Inc announced Feb 5, 2015, that it has started to operate a solar power plant with an output of about 2.2MW in Odate City, Akita Prefecture, Japan.
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) Corp developed "Hengentou (deformation lamp)," a light projection technology that produces movement in a photo, painting, etc by using illusions.
Mitsubishi Electric Corp announced "Mitsubishi Electric Smart Home," a smart house concept that the company has been developing at its design laboratory, Feb 13, 2015.