Apr 24, 2017

Government may pull plug on a quarter of clean-energy projects

About a quarter of all approved clean-energy projects in Japan may no longer qualify for government incentives after failing to meet a deadline to secure grid access, according to preliminary estimates from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. About 456,000 projects totaling 27.7 ...

Globe-traveling solar-powered airplane lands in New York City

Jun 11, 2016

Globe-traveling solar-powered airplane lands in New York City

A solar-powered airplane has landed in New York City on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 soared over the Statue of Liberty and flew into New York City, before landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport early Saturday ...

Mar 8, 2016

Wind power to produce hydrogen in Fukushima

The Abe government plans to draw up a program by summer to promote wind and geothermal power generation in Fukushima Prefecture to produce hydrogen for use in fuel cell vehicles, officials said. The hydrogen will be transported to the Tokyo area to provide a ...