Response to Climate Change

GHG Reduction Initiatives 2. Provision of Eco - Friendly Products and Services

Provision of Eco-Friendly Products and Services

We will contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions not only for the Idemitsu Group but also for other companies by providing products and services that help reduce CO2 emissions.
出光興産, DFF Inc.

Producing Solar Panels in Japan (Solar Frontier’s Kunitomi Plant)

Kunitomi Plant of the group company Solar Frontier K.K. boasts its CIS thin-film solar module production capacity that is among the highest in the world.

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出光興産, DFF Inc.

Selling Control Optimization Systems for Coal-Fired Boilers (“ULTY-V plus”)

“ULTY-V plus” is a fully autonomous control optimization system for boilers that uses AI for total control of measurements, analysis, and decisions, contributing to optimal operations of coal-fired boilers used in power stations and plants.

 

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We promote the development of environmentally friendly products in growth business fields as follows:

  • Products compatible with EVs (high-performance lubricants and grease)
  • Development of all-solid lithium-ion rechargeable battery materials
  • Next-next-generation high-performance (e.g., ultra-high-efficiency) solar panels
  • High-performance grease (utilization of cellulose nanofiber, a biodegradable and safe material derived from wood pulp for food machinery) 
出光興産, DFF Inc.

Solar Pavement Installation at Tokyo Big Sight

Solar Frontier and Hayamizu Denki Kogyo Co., Ltd. installed pavement type solar panels (solar pavement) at Tokyo Big Sight as part of the “Renewable Energy Visualization Model Project” in Tokyo, and is ready to be used since March 26. The solar pavement can store the electricity generated during the day and use it at night to display messages on the floor. CIS* solar cell made by Solar Frontier, which is strong against partial shadows and has a large actual power, and a light guide plate technology of Hayamizu Denki Kogyo are combined to realize a highly visible glowing sidewalk. The total length is about 16.5m, and the expected annual power generation is about 750kWh. The solar panels will be installed until March 31, 2021.

  • * CIS: copper, indium, selenium compounds
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出光興産, DFF Inc.