National Sep 13, 2014

Solar, wind power proposed as way to refill hydrogen stations

The Environment Ministry is considering using alternative energy sources to generate hydrogen for the refueling stations being built to recharge fuel cells in next-generation automobiles, ministry officials said. The ministry aims to set up pilot projects across the country in places deemed suitable for solar ...

Japan gets its first commercial hydrogen station for vehicles

Business Jul 14, 2014

Japan gets its first commercial hydrogen station for vehicles

A ceremony was held Monday for completion of the first hydrogen filling station in Japan. The facility in Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture, will be used for fuel cell vehicles (FCVs). Officials at operator Iwatani Corp. said the station will start retail sales of hydrogen after fuel-cell vehicles ...