Shimizu Corporation

Type: Company
Name: Shimizu Corporation
Nationality: Japan
Web Address: http://www.shimz.co.jp/english/
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Shimizu Corp
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

High Tech Tackles Global Warming

Human-caused climate change may already be out of control, as suggested in recent reports by the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), confirming that a “tipping point” may already have arrived (1) with warming of the Arctic and (2) with excessive ... [Published Dissident Voice - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

MARUBENI : Project Story 08

Commercializing the world's first floating offshore wind farm, off the coast of Fukushima PrefectureThe Fukushima Recovery/Floating Offshore Wind Farm Experimental Project is now underway, led by a consortium of 10 companies and a university* as a sponsored ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Shimizu Begins Test-run of 10MW Solar Plant in Hyogo

2014/04/10 17:08Kiyotaka Nakanishi, Nikkei BP CleanTech Institute"Ako Solar Power Plant," a mega-solar power plant constructed by Shimizu (source: Shimizu)Shimizu Corp started test operation of a 10MW mega-solar (large-scale solar) power plant that it ... [Published Tech-On! - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

SHIMIZU : Chancery Complex in Tokyo: Cabinet body rejects law waiver proposal

Cabinet Economic Affairs Committee has turned down a proposal of the Foreign Ministry to follow Japanese law in appointing contractor for the construction Bangladesh Chancery Complex in Tokyo . Rather, the Cabinet body asked the Foreign Ministry to go ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Mitsui Fudosan finds building flaws

Mitsui Fudosan Co., Japan’s largest property developer by sales, reported defects in a residential complex being built by Shimizu Corp. and will start repairing them this month, the city of Kawasaki said in a statement Monday.Shimizu discovered cracks ... [Published Japan Times - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Navy Plans to Beam Down Energy From Orbiting Solar Panels

For decades, the Pentagon has been the world’s largest oil consumer, and as global petroleum prices continue to rise, the military has been searching for feasible energy alternatives. Now the U.S. Navy is looking in space.The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory ... [Published World Industrial Reporter - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

Shimizu Corp.: R&I Affirms A/a-1, Stable

Shimizu Corp.: R&I Affirms A/a-1, Stable ... [Published Noodls - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 2 reports

Solar Panels In Space: US Navy Plans To Beam Down Energy From Satellites

The U.S. military is researching solar panel satellites that could beam down power from space. (Photo: US Navy - John C. Mankins)Researchers at the United States Naval Research Laboratory admit that although it sounds a little "nuts," they are working ... [Published International Science Times - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese Market Rallies On Wall Street Cues, Bargain Hunting

The Japanese stock market is trading notably higher on Tuesday with the overnight strong close in the U.S. and European markets and a weaker yen triggering some hectic buying at several counters.Bargain hunting after recent heavy losses that saw the benchmark ... [Published RTTNews.com - Mar 18 2014]
Entities: Wall Street, Market, Index
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Navy's Plan to Beam Down Energy From Orbiting Solar Panels

Concept for space solar power. Image: U.S. NavyFor decades, the Pentagon has been the world’s largest oil consumer , and as global petroleum prices continue to rise, the military has been searching for feasible energy alternatives. Now they’re looking ... [Published Wired News - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Feb 18 2014 - Updated Feb 18 2014 - 1 reports

DailyDirt: Harnessing Fusion Energy

We've brought up fusion energy here before, pointing out some incremental progress and the long road ahead before fusion energy is really a viable alternative to existing commercial energy sources. Solar power seems to be the closest thing we have to ... [Published Techdirt - Feb 18 2014]
First reported Jan 24 2014 - Updated Jan 24 2014 - 1 reports

Sunny Side Up

Save 81% off the newsstand price!Across Japan, 50 nuclear power plants sit idle, shut down in the aftermath of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. Nobody is certain when government inspectors will certify that the plants are safe enough to be brought ... [Published Smithsonian Magazine - Jan 24 2014]

Quotes

...might not associate radio waves with carrying energy, because they think of them for communications, like radio, TV, or cell phones," says Jaffe. "They don't think about them as carrying usable amounts of power."
"Hard to tell if it's nuts until you've actually tried,” Paul Jaffe, a spacecraft engineer at NRL, said in a statement."
Shimizu believes that "virtually inexhaustible, non-polluting solar energy is the ultimate source of green energy."
...Earlier this month he said global commitments to reduce the impact of climate change would not help his country: "The momentum of what's already in the atmosphere will ensure that sea levels rise above our islands. We will be totally devastated."

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High Tech Tackles Global Warming [Published Dissident Voice - Apr 18 2014]
MARUBENI : Project Story 08 [Published 4 Traders - Apr 15 2014]
Shimizu Begins Test-run of 10MW Solar Plant in ... [Published Tech-On! - Apr 10 2014]
SHIMIZU : Chancery Complex in Tokyo: Cabinet bo... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 07 2014]
Mitsui Fudosan finds building flaws [Published Japan Times - Apr 03 2014]
U.S. Navy Plans to Beam Down Energy From Orbiti... [Published World Industrial Reporter - Mar 30 2014]
Shimizu Corp.: R&I Affirms A/a-1, Stable [Published Noodls - Mar 24 2014]
R&I affirms SHIMIZU CORP’s rating at "A" and ra... [Published Reuters - Mar 24 2014]
Solar Panels In Space: US Navy Plans To Beam Do... [Published International Science Times - Mar 18 2014]
U.S. Navy Robots To Build Satellite That Would ... [Published International Business Times - Mar 18 2014]
Japanese Market Rallies On Wall Street Cues, Ba... [Published RTTNews.com - Mar 18 2014]
The Navy's Plan to Beam Down Energy From Orbiti... [Published Wired News - Mar 17 2014]
Kagman III decries ‘worst roads’ [Published Saipan Tribune - Mar 03 2014]
DailyDirt: Harnessing Fusion Energy [Published Techdirt - Feb 18 2014]
Sunny Side Up [Published Smithsonian Magazine - Jan 24 2014]
Japan Wants To Ring The Moon With Solar Panels ... [Published Peak Energy - Dec 04 2013]
Japanese Firm Proposes Building A Belt Of Solar... [Published Think Progress - Dec 02 2013]
Japanese firm plans 12-mile wide solar panel be... [Published Telegraph - Nov 28 2013]
Workers face low pay, high risks and gangsters ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Oct 28 2013]
Saving Kiribati: a blueprint to rescue sinking ... [Published Telegraph - Sep 14 2013]
Fact Sheet for Shimizu Corp [Published Silobreaker - Mar 02 2010]
Biography for Tetsuo Saito [Published Silobreaker - Feb 21 2009]
Fact Sheet for Shimizu Corporation [Published Able2Act - Dec 28 2007]
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DailyDirt: Harnessing Fusion Energy [Published Techdirt - Feb 18 2014]
We've brought up fusion energy here before, pointing out some incremental progress and the long road ahead before fusion energy is really a viable alternative to existing commercial energy sources. Solar power seems to be the closest thing we have to ...
Japan Wants To Ring The Moon With Solar Panels ... [Published Peak Energy - Dec 04 2013]
Gizmodo has a post on an unusually ambitious plan for space based solar power being promoted in Japan (being dubbed a "death star" in some quarters) - Japan Wants To Ring The Moon With Solar Panels To Power The Earth . After the Fukushima boondoggle ...
Japanese Firm Proposes Building A Belt Of Solar... [Published Think Progress - Dec 02 2013]
CREDIT: Shutterstock The Japanese construction and engineering company Shimizu has released a plan to ring the moon’s equator with a 248-mile wide solar panel belt that would, in effect, turn the moon into a minor sun — supplementing solar energy ...
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