Japan received its first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) on Monday from Dominion Energy Inc’s newly completed Cove Point export plant, the beginning of a jump in imports from the United States by the world’s biggest buyer of the fuel.
An Indo-Pacific trilateral infrastructure forum has been launched here to find new, creative and efficient ways of leveraging the power of the private sector in India, the US and Japan to fill the massive gap in infrastructure and connectivity in the region.
With the countries across the globe gradually switching to clean energy in sync with their commitments undhttps://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/energy/power/india-in-top-6-to-create-most-green-energy-jobs/articleshow/64090640.cmser the Paris Agreement on climate change, jobs in the renewable energy sector globally crossed the 10 million mark in 2017. All the countries together had created over halfa-million new jobs in the sector last year—a 5.3% increase from 2016.
Japan’s parliamentary vice-minister, Akimoto Masatoshi, was in the city to review the progress of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train and Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar metro train sites and said his country had a bigger responsibility when it comes to these two projects.
Amid rising persuasion for countries to adapt to the concept of electric vehicles (EVs), India and Japan on Tuesday agreed to initiate discussion on the same by collaborating with “Policy dialogue on next generation/Zero emission vehicles”.
The construction of a new high-speed railway line or Bullet Train Project in India, connecting Mumbai with the industrial city of Ahmedabad is underway. The Bullet Train Project in India is to be constructed after Japan’s Shinkansen system is a result of an agreement between Japanese PM Shinzo Abe and his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi.
Cabinet approves Long Term Agreements for supply of iron ore to Japan and South Korea through MMTC Limited
The Union Cabinet Chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the renewal of Long Term Agreements (LTAs) for supply of iron ore (lumps and fines) of grade +64% Fe content to Japanese Steel Mills (JSMs) and POSCO, South Korea for another five years (i.e. 1.4.2018 upto 31.3.2023) through MMTC Limited.
Japan’s Shikoku Electric Power Co Inc said on Tuesday it will decommission an ageing reactor at its Ikata nuclearplant as the country’s power industry struggles to meet new nuclear safety standards set after the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
Japan’s Marubeni Corp said on Monday it has sold part of its interests in the Eagle Ford shale oil and gas assets in Texas to two U.S. independent oil and gas developers for an undisclosed sum.
India’s electricity production grew 34% over seven years to 2017, and the country now produces more energy than Japan and Russia, which had 27% and 8.77% more electricity generation capacity installed, respectively, than India seven years ago.