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In March 2015, two mega- (large-scale) solar power plants with a total output of about 80MW started power generation at the seaside in Tahara City on the Atsumi Peninsula, Aichi Prefecture.
A Japanese research group developed a technology that might enable to detect a sign of dementia by a blood test.
Next, we started to disassembled the upper body of the Pepper robot by loosening many screws and pulling out cables.
The government of Fujinomiya City, Shizuoka Prefecture, enforced an ordinance for regulating the construction of large-scale solar and wind power plants in the aim of conserving the landscape of Mt Fuji, etc July 1, 2015.
Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd announced June 10, 2015, that it will release a lithium-ion storage battery system.
Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) announced the latest status of the certification of FIT (feed-in tariff) facilities June 24, 2015.
We began to remove the back of the Pepper humanoid robot. We knew that it could be easily detached when we examined the robot beforehand.
SB Energy Corp (Minato-ku, Tokyo) announced July 1, 2015, that it will build a 32.3MW solar power plant in Yuusui-chou, Aira-gun, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.
Japan Asia Investment Co Ltd announced May 28, 2015, that it will build a 1.29MW solar power plant in Shiraki-chou, Kameyama City, Mie Prefecture, Japan.
In the head of the Pepper, there are parts corresponding to human eyes, ears and mouth though their locations are different from those of human counterparts. The microphone array, which corresponds to human ears, is located near the top of the head. And speakers are located in areas where there would be ears in the case of humans.
Nikkei Robotics News Crew started to tear down the "Pepper" home-use humanoid robot, which is sold by SoftBank Robotics Corp.
Tabuchi Electric Co Ltd announced June 24, 2015, that it will launch a remote monitoring service for solar power generation systems by using NTT Docomo Inc's "docomo M2M Platform" and data telecommunication lines July 1, 2015.
Ichigo Group Holdings Co Ltd announced June 2, 2015, that its subsidiary, Ichigo Eco Energy Co Ltd, has started to operate a mega (large-scale) solar power plant in Kokubunji-chou, Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.
Tenri City to the north of Nara Prefecture is known as a city of religious culture where a number of shrines and Tenrikyo (Tenri sect) related facilities concentrate. Yamato Plateau spreads across the area to the east of the city while the Nishi-Meihan Expressway runs from Osaka and the Meihan Expressway winds through a valley.
Solar Frontier KK (Minato-ku, Tokyo) announced June 22, 2015, that its flexible (bendable) CIS-based solar cell module was installed at a terminal building near a harbour in Singapore.
Greenpower Capital LLC, the US-based firm that develops and invests in solar and wind power generation projects, announced May 29, 2015, that it has performed a ground-breaking ceremony for an 11MW solar power plant in Minamiaizu-machi, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
Sony Corp announced two types of high-end compact digital cameras equipped with a newly-developed CMOS sensor integrated with DRAM.
The power-assisted bicycles and the charging system incorporate the "automatic storage battery charging system" developed by Kawasaki Trading.
A Japanese research group developed a new conductive ink that enables to form a fine circuit pattern on a cloth by one-time printing.
Toyota Motor Corp disclosed that it has developed and commercialized a technology to make the surface skin of a design-oriented instrument panel.
Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) had the 12th meeting of the New and Renewable Energy Subcommittee June 24, 2015, and announced its plans for reviewing the feel-in tariff (FIT) polity.
Orix Corp announced June 2, 2015, that it has started to operate a 4.804MW solar power plant in Iizuka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.
Panasonic Corp announced that it has developed a resistive random access memory (ReRAM) with a cell size of 28nm in collaboration with Belgium-based IMEC at 2015 Symposium on VLSI Technology.
Mitsubishi Electric Corp announced June 22, 2015, that it has received an order for the world's largest-class storage battery system from Kyushu Electric Power Co Inc.