Japan has one of the largest geothermal resource potentials in the world. Japanese resources are estimated at a maximum of 23.47 million kW. About 30 % of these resources are acidic hot water which is presently unused due to corrosion problems. NEDO will support new technologies which overcome this problems. The consortia formed include Fuji Electric, Nagoya University and the National Ocean R&D Organization.
NEDO news release, November 6, 2018