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KOA Corp exhibited a prototype of a "wind sensor module," which converts wind into digital signals in a simple way, at Ceatec Japan 2015, which took place from Oct 7 to 10, 2015, in Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
Aisan Technology Co Ltd is developing a system that creates 3D maps by using a drone.
Sojitz Corp announced that it has built a solar power plant with an output of about 12.9MW in Mihama-chou, Chita-gun, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, and performed a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the plant Oct 1, 2015.
A Japanese research team succeeded in increasing the energy conversion efficiency of a CIGS-based photovoltaic (PV) cell from 6.8 to 13.7% just by immersing it in ammonia aqueous solution.
Marubeni Corp announced Sept 16, 2015, that it has performed a ceremony to celebrate the completion of a solar power plant with an output of about 1.822MW in Oyama-chou, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.
Toshiba Corp announced that it has received an order for its "H2One" stand-alone hydrogen energy supply system from Huis Ten Bosch (theme park).
Stanley Electric Co Ltd developed a "road surface-illuminated signal lamp," which indicates the next movement of the vehicle for other vehicles and pedestrians.
Abiracho in the southwest of Hokkaido is a hilly area leading from the Yufutsu Plain to the Yubari Mountains, where the amount of snow cover is relatively low despite the severe cold in winter. The town is conveniently located about a one-hour drive from Sapporo and a 20-minute drive from New Chitose Airport, with large-scale development areas including the Tomakomai Eastern Industrial Park spreading to the south.
Eurus Energy Holdings Corp (Minato-ku, Tokyo) announced that it has completed the construction of "Eurus Rokkasho Solar Park" in Rokkasho-mura, Aomori Prefecture, Japan, and started commercial operation of the solar power plant Oct 1, 2015.
When the Power Exporter 9000 is combined with an FCV that Honda plans to release within fiscal 2015, it can supply the amount of electricity that a normal household consumes in seven days. The power supply unit complies with the "V2L Guideline 2.1," which is guidelines for EV charging systems, and can also be used for other companies' EVs and FCVs as long as they support the standard.
Honda Motor Co Ltd unveiled a high-output external power supply unit that can transmit electricity from an electric vehicle (EV) or fuel-cell vehicle (FCV) to home appliances.
A number of companies have been trying to detect problems in solar panels at mega (large-scale) solar power plants using a compact unmanned helicopter called a drone. A-Style in Kawaguchi City, Saitama Prefecture, is one of the companies.
Kyowa Exeo Corp announced Oct 1, 2015, that it will build a solar power plant with an output of about 1.25MW in Hirao-chou, Kumage-gun, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.
Toyota Motor Corp partially remodeled its Crown high-grade FR (front-engine, rear-wheel-drive) sedan and released it Oct 1, 2015.
The Chugoku Electric Power Co Inc announced Sept 30, 2015, that it will start a verification test by installing two types of storage batteries at a transformer station as a measure against output fluctuation of wind and solar power plants in the Oki islands, Shimane Prefecture, Japan.
NTT Facilities Inc announced Sept 16, 2015, that it will build a solar power plant with an output of about 32.697MW on the site of a former golf course in Kunitomi-chou, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.
Riken announced Sept 24, 2015, that it has developed an organic thin-film photovoltaic cell (OPV) with a high thermal resistance.
Toyota Motor Corp announced Sept 30, 2015, that it will commercialize an inter-vehicle communication system using the 760MHz band for the first time in the world.
NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization) announced Sept 18, 2015, that it has started test operation of "Positive Energy Building Hikari Building" in Lyon, France.
Kyocera TCL Solar LLC announced Sept 16, 2015, that it has started to build a mega (large-scale) solar power plant in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
SB Energy Corp announced Oct 1, 2015, that it has built a solar power plant with an output of about 1.3MW in Kinomoto, Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, and started commercial operation.
The 77 Bank Ltd announced Sept 28, 2015, that it has structured a syndicated loan of ¥15.8 billion (approx US$132 million) through project financing for a 52.5MW solar power plant to be built in Isobe District, Soma City, Fukushima Prefecture, and concluded a loan contract.
Another challenge lied in removing the display unit. We started to detach it after heating it in the oven to examine how the touch panel function was realized.
The teardown of the iPhone 6s continued after removing the shields from the main board. With help from engineers who are experts in disassembling devices, we finally started to break down the touch-sensitive display module in the aim of examining technologies that realized "3D Touch," which is the greatest feature of the 6s and enables various operations by pressing down the screen.
Mitsubishi Electric Corp announced that it will build a "building for testing a middle- and low-voltage direct-current (DC) power distribution system" on the premises of its power reception/distribution system factory in Marugame City, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.