Browsing the "Japan" Tag

Infographic from ReuseThisBag: Waves of Rubbish

October 3rd, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

I am passionate about saving our delicate planet and I am always looking for information on what can be done. I came across this amazing infographic and I was amazed to learn the destruction that a tsunami can do to the planet months and years later. I thought I would share this information with you


Guest Post: Electric Roadways That Power Cars from Tires

July 23rd, 2012 | by GBE FACTS

In simple words, they aim to eliminate the need for public recharging stations, which aren’t yet that common. Using the vehicle to recharge itself while running is the most amazing addition to the electric vehicle world. The plans to implement this technique were first adopted in Japan at the Toyohashi University of Technology lead by Takashi Ohira, an electrical engineering professor


Kyocera and Softbank to Build 4.2MW Mega-Solar Project in Kyoto, Japan

March 5th, 2012 | by pressroom

The Kyocera Group and SB Energy Corp. today announced that the two companies have been selected by Kyoto City to build and operate a 4.2-megawatt (MW) solar power plant. The utility-scale solar power plant will be the first of its kind in Kyoto Prefecture, and becomes the largest solar power installation in the prefecture


Japan and the United States Team to Make Maui a Leading Example in Smart Grid Technology

June 2nd, 2011 | by Jennifer Shockley

The trial and demonstration of a Smart Grid to cover all of Maui, Hawaii is expected to cost $14 million, paid for by a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, General Electric and Hawaiian Electric. Tokyo and Maui, Hawaii have partnered together using GE Energy and enlisting the services of companies: Hitachi, Ltd., Cyber Defense Institute, Inc., JFE Engineering Corporation, Sharp Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Japan, Ltd., and Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd


Adding QR Codes to the Building Tool Kit

February 23rd, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers

This three-part series will share information on QR codes, how municipalities are using them, how the building trades are using them, and how they are being used for marketing and outreach, similar to how social media works today.


Panasonic Expands Its Product Focus To Include Green Building Products For The Home

January 15th, 2009 | by Tetsuya Yokoyama

Panasonic is fast becoming a brand name not just for electronics but also for green building products. Eco-Products 2008 recently held in Tokyo, showcased a series of award-winning green products and services. The E Floor from Panasonic was shortlisted for the awards. The Eco Product Awards is presented by four organizations including the Global Environmental Forum, a non-profit organization under the jurisdiction of Japan's Ministry of Environment



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