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4 Sep
Ikea Japan, a Japanese subsidiary of Sweden-based Ikea, announced Aug 26, 2015, that it will install a solar power generation system with an output of about 1MW in a new shop to be built in Nagakute City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan.
4 Sep
Lixil Corp announced Aug 31, 2015, that its mega (large-scale) solar power plant will start full-scale operations in Ayabe City, Kyoto Prefecture, in September 2015.
4 Sep
Yamachi United Co Ltd announced that its 1MW solar power plant started operations in Otaru City, Hokkaido, Aug 2, 2015.
4 Sep
JAG Energy Co Ltd announced July 24, 2015, that the construction of a solar power plant with an output of about 20MW has been completed in Kushiro City, Hokkaido.
4 Sep
MP Inc started to accept orders for the "CarriRo" hand cart-type robot.
3 Sep
Nakano Corp announced that it has built a solar power plant with an output of about 1.5MW in Higashimatsuyama City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, and started a power generation business Aug 3, 2015.
3 Sep
Canon Inc announced that it is currently developing a compact, high-sensitivity network camera capable of clearly showing a color image of a faraway object even at night or in a dark place where it is difficult to see the object with the naked eye.
3 Sep
Marubeni Protechs Corp announced Aug 31, 2015, that it has performed a ground-breaking ceremony for a solar power generation system and a system to stabilize the output of the power generation system in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.
3 Sep
Pioneer Corp announced Sept 1, 2015, that it will develop a 3D laser scanner for autonomous driving systems and advanced driving assistance systems (ADASes).
2 Sep
Komekurayama Solar Power Plant in Shimomukoyama-cho, Kofu City, is a 10MW mega (large-scale) solar power plant and is located in mountains about a 30-minute drive from Kofu Station.
2 Sep
Shizen Energy Inc announced Aug 26, 2015, that it has invested in EJ KK (Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo), which produces, processes and sells agricultural products.
2 Sep
This time, Suzuki improved fuel efficiency by about 9%, realizing a fuel efficiency of 27.8km/L under the JC08 test mode (two-wheel-drive HEV). This was achieved mainly because a newly-developed power train and the new platform reduced weight.
2 Sep
Suzuki Motor Corp fully remodeled the Solio and Solio Bandit compact cars and released them Aug 26, 2015.
1 Sep
The "NH Okayama Solar Power Plant" in Kamogatacho, Asakuchi City, Okayama Prefecture, is a mega- (large-scale) solar power plant with an output of 1.99MW. Nippon Hume Corp, which deals with concrete products, set up the power plant at its former Okayama Plant and started its power generation business.
1 Sep
Euglena SMBC Nikko Leave a Nest Capital announced Aug 28, 2015, that it has decided to invest in Miraikikai Inc as its first investment target.
1 Sep
Honda Motor Co Ltd partially remodeled the CR-Z compact sports hybrid (HEV) and released it Aug 27, 2015.
1 Sep
A Japanese research group prototyped a translucent lithium-ion (Li-ion) rechargeable battery that can charge itself by using sunlight.
28 Aug
Orix Corp announced Aug 11, 2015, that it will build a solar power plant with an output of about 2.6MW in Imizu City, Toyama Prefecture, Japan.
28 Aug
Honda Motor Co Ltd announced Aug 27, 2015, that it has partially remodeled the CR-Z hybrid sports car (HEV).
28 Aug
Toda Corp announced Aug 24, 2015, that it has performed a ceremony to celebrate the completion of a 2.17MW solar power plant in Kawamata-machi, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
27 Aug
Sharp Corp began to sell its storage battery system for office buildings in earnest in the US.
27 Aug
Omron Corp announced a wireless LAN-compatible network camera featuring a face recognition function Aug 25, 2015.
26 Aug
The storage capacity of SSDs will become much larger than that of HDDs.
26 Aug
Japan's National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO) announced Aug 10, 2015, that it has developed a solar-powered pumping system.
26 Aug
Japan Benex Corp announced Aug 11, 2015, that it has started operation of a solar power plant with an output of about 1MW by renting the roof of a logistics base in Kashiwa City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
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