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HYDROGEN

Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 30, 2023
Alternative fuels take the spotlight at Japanese endurance race
Toyota's Corolla H2 Concept, running on liquid hydrogen, crossed the finish line at Fuji International Speedway 24 hours after Toyota Chairman Akio Toyoda climbed into the driver's seat.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 25, 2023
Hydrogen hype is raging but can’t lure investment to Europe
Hundreds of hydrogen projects have been floated by governments in the past years, yet only 7% of those have the financing to start construction.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 22, 2023
Toyota wants to make more than just EVs — and has plenty of company
The harmony of Japan’s car lobby stands in stark contrast to its European counterpart, which lost several members last year that didn’t see eye to eye.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 14, 2023
U.S. may seek to export hydrogen to Japan in decarbonization push
The United States is expected to select nationwide hydrogen hubs by this fall, and exporting it to Japan is 'possible,' the U.S. energy secretary said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Apr 4, 2023
Japan to raise hydrogen supply sixfold by 2040 to promote renewables
The prime minister will aim to generate ¥15 trillion ($113 billion) in investment from both the public and private sectors over the next 15 years to achieve the goal.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 2, 2023
Threat of hydrogen greenwashing stalks Europe’s net-zero plans
A significant obstacle to the plans is hydrogen’s inefficiency. By the time the gas is made, stored and burned to make electricity again, there’s nearly 70% less energy than at the start.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 9, 2023
Big Oil on hydrogen: Forget the rainbow, just make it profitable
Hydrogen as an alternative to the fossil fuels burned in heavy industry or shipping is seen as key to reducing emissions in industries in which electrification is impractical.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 7, 2023
Japan offers $1.6 billion to aid Australia’s coal-to-hydrogen plan
The Japan Suiso Energy joint venture aims to begin production in the late 2020s, supplying an initial 30,000 to 40,000 tons a year of clean hydrogen.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 4, 2023
Japan pledges financial support to help ASEAN decarbonize
The plan was announced as Southeast Asian nations gathered for their first ministerial meeting on the reduction of carbon emissions in the fast-growing region.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 3, 2023
Japan’s top steelmaker eyes $700 million ‘green steel’ project
Nippon Steel is looking at Australia and Brazil, where high-grade iron ore is accessible along with cheaper electricity than in Japan, for its new plan.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 16, 2023
Truckers and subsidies rev up interest in fuel cell vehicles
Vehicles with hydrogen fuel cells, in which hydrogen mixes with oxygen to produce water and energy to power a battery, can refuel in minutes.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 2, 2023
Honda to sell next-generation hydrogen fuel cell system from mid-2020s
The firm said fuel cell systems can be used not only to power passenger vehicles but are also viable for commercial trucks, stationary power stations and construction machinery.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 10, 2023
Beijing aims to corner another green energy market: hydrogen
As the world races to decarbonize, the next round of competition involves a device called an electrolyzer — and 40% of them are made in China.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 5, 2023
Toyota plans to test liquid hydrogen car in 2023 endurance races
Toyota plans to enter a liquid-hydrogen-powered car in 2023 endurance races as part of its effort to produce vehicles powered by the environmentally friendly fuel.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 19, 2022
Cost of green hydrogen to match LNG within a decade, French utility says
Interest in hydrogen is rapidly growing amid a global effort to cut dependence on coal and natural gas.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 25, 2022
Australia digging deep to reshape itself as green energy superpower
Everyone from oil majors to billionaire mining magnates is looking for a way to capitalize on the fossil-fuel giant's transformation.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Aug 16, 2022
Net-zero and Russia war drive nascent hydrogen economy
Green hydrogen is in sharp focus as governments seek to slash carbon emissions amid record-high temperatures and to safeguard energy supplies hit by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 25, 2022
A green hydrogen economy depends on this little-known machine
There are other ways to make hydrogen fuel, from natural gas or even coal. But the ways to do it carbon-free rely on the electrolyzer.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 20, 2022
Big Oil bets that green hydrogen is the future of energy
After years of dabbling, major oil companies are finally planning the kind of large-scale investments that would make green hydrogen a serious business.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 19, 2022
Russia’s war in Ukraine puts global energy transition at crossroad
Without Russian energy, countries around the globe are being forced to make hard choices on how to fuel their economies, putting the energy transition at a crossroad.

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