31 Dec '12, 3pm

Japanese Corporations Seek To Profit from Renewable Energy Generation

Japanese Corporations Seek To Profit from Renewable Energy Generation

Oji , the second-biggest paper producer by revenue, plans to spend 20 billion yen ($234 million) to build two so-called biomass power plants fuelled by wood on the northern island of Hokkaido and the southern island of Kyushu, Shoji Fujiwara, chairman of Oji Green Resources Co., said in an interview. It plans to start selling electricity from the units in about three years as part of a 60 billion yen investment in renewable energy, including solar, geothermal and hydro. Oji joins companies such as mobile phone provider Softbank Corp. to battery maker GS Yuasa Corp. in renewable energy investment after the government incentive program started on July 1 to help cut reliance on atomic power after last year’s Fukushima nuclear disaster. “So far renewable energy has been used internally, but we intend to aggressively promote sales from now on,” Fujiwara said in the interview. “...

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