Japan to exceed 2030 renewables target supported by US$100 billion investments

Over US$100 billion of investment in wind and solar power plants are expected to push the renewables share to 27% of Japan’s generation mix by 2030, exceeding the country’s target, says Wood Mackenzie. Outlined in the 5th Strategic Energy Plan, Japan had aimed for between 22% and 24% of the country’s generation mix to be attributed to renewables in 2030. Last year, renewables made up 19% of the country’s power generation, including about 8% of wind and solar power. Wood Mackenzie research director Alex Whitworth said: “We estimate over US$100…

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McCann Health Japan & ANGFA Develop “WASHABLE BOOK”

On January 15 –‘Hand Washing Day’ in Japan, McCann Health announced that together with ANGFA Co., LTD.  they have developed the world’s first picture book, “WASHABLE BOOK” that provides children an experience to enjoy a story by washing the hands of the character in the storybookwith a germicidal soap, which prevents infectious diseases. Children will thereby learn thatgermicidal soap can dramatically change their future. In developing countries, 6,000 children die every day from infectious diseases. ANGFA, known for its preventive medicine products, believes the usage of germicidal soap can dramatically…

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