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HYDROGEN

Japan Times
ENVIRONMENT / Longform
Apr 18, 2022
Japan’s ‘hydrogen economy’ runs the risk of being powered by coal
The government-led drive to boost hydrogen energy and lower emissions may end up giving coal-fired power plants a new lease on life.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 11, 2022
Russia’s invasion supercharges push to make a new green fuel
Investment funds are now joining governments and utilities in ambitious plans to make hydrogen a viable substitute for fossil fuels in manufacturing, transportation and heating.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 7, 2022
Mitsubishi to work with Shell in producing green hydrogen
The plan is expected to create 400,000 tons of green hydrogen, a type of renewable energy that does not produce carbon dioxide, annually by 2030.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Mar 26, 2022
Biden eyes long-term hydrogen breakthrough in plan to send gas to EU
The U.S. says the infrastructure needed under a plan to boost natural gas shipments to Europe will be built so that it can be converted later to distribute climate-friendly hydrogen.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 21, 2022
Toyota, Subaru and Mazda still betting on green combustion fuels amid EV shift
Japanese carmakers' approach of maintaining a broad range of options has drawn criticism from those who argue that they will fall behind in the pivot to battery-powered cars.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 9, 2022
Tanker pilot project shows hydrogen plan is feasible, Japan consortium reports
The u00a542 billion project, backed by the governments of Japan and Australia in an effort to cut carbon emissions, was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jan 30, 2022
The $75 billion plan to make India a hydrogen hub
Green hydrogen — made from water and clean electricity — is seen by many as the breakthrough needed for the world to meet its emissions reduction goals.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 29, 2021
Europe's gas firms prime pipelines for hydrogen highway
Natural gas companies believe that the global shift away from fossil fuels does not necessarily mean the infrastructure already in place needs to be scrapped.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 15, 2021
As autos go electric, Toyota chases hydrogen dream
In Japan, where mass layoffs are politically difficult, hydrogen's allure is that it would cause less disruption than a full switch to EVs.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 14, 2021
In defense of combustion engines, Toyota CEO says ‘the enemy is carbon’
Toyota says that different emissions-reducing car technologies are needed for different regions of the world.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 22, 2021
German auto giants place their bets on the underdog: Hydrogen cars
Germany is betting billions on hydrogen fuels in sectors like steel and chemicals to meet climate targets, but it could take years before any significant sales are made.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 11, 2021
Panasonic pioneering hydrogen power to fuel factories worldwide
The Japanese firm intends to commercialize system used at its own fuel-cell plant, which will combine hydrogen energy with solar, by fiscal 2023.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 2, 2021
Hydrogen goes nuclear as U.K. reactor pivots toward renewables
'The amount of clean hydrogen that we're going to need to really decarbonize our economic sectors is just immense.”
Japan Times
BUSINESS / ANALYSIS
Jul 21, 2021
Japan sets 60% target for nonfossil fuel energy sources by fiscal 2030
Difficulties boosting nuclear power and increasing solar and off-shore wind mean the new energy plan's goals will be difficult to achieve, experts say.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 10, 2021
Airbus tells EU hydrogen won't be widely used in planes before 2050
Airbus officials say the research will, in any event, seed disruptive technology likely to play a role in the next generation of airplanes.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 14, 2021
Too cold to handle? Race is on to pioneer shipping of hydrogen.
Companies including Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries are beginning to develop a new generation of vessels that can deliver hydrogen to heavy industry.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 7, 2021
Japan's largest energy producer bets on ammonia and hydrogen for net zero
Obtaining vast amounts of ammonia is key to the 2050 emissions goal, but procuring only so-called green ammonia produced using renewable energy will be difficult.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 8, 2021
Japan and UAE to collaborate on hydrogen tech and supply chain
Japan's government set a goal in December to boost its annual hydrogen demand to 3 million metric tons by 2030, from about 2 million tons now.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 8, 2021
Toyota launches Lexus and hydrogen-powered Mirai with assistant tech
The autonomous driving technology equipped with the new models is a level-2 assistant system that could help with driving on an expressway or other motor-vehicle-only roadway.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 13, 2021
Brown coal-to-hydrogen project between Australia and Japan begins
A project to create liquefied hydrogen from Australian brown coal and ship it to Japan has marked the start of the process at two facilities in the southeastern state of Victoria.

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