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HYDROGEN

Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 30, 2017
Norway takes on Australia in bid to fulfill Japan's hydrogen society dream
Norway and Australia race each other to show they can supply Japan with hydrogen, which has ambitions of becoming the first nation to be significantly fueled by the superclean energy source.
JAPAN
Apr 11, 2017
The government to formulate 'hydrogen society' strategy by year-end
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday ordered ministers to formulate a basic strategy by the end of the year for creating an emissions-free "hydrogen society," while calling for a greater effort to increase the use of renewable energy.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 1, 2017
Toyota Mirai's fuel cell technology must overcome ghosts of hydrogen's past
Taxi driver Theo Ellis, the first person in Europe to drive Toyota Motor Corp.'s hydrogen-powered Mirai sedan for business, loves telling passengers about the technology that emits nothing but water.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 21, 2017
Shell to build California fueling stations to remain in step with Toyota's hydrogen program
Royal Dutch Shell will build seven fueling stations for hydrogen cars in California through a partnership with Toyota Motor, as the state eyes 100 retail sites by 2024.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Feb 10, 2017
Japan makes big push for hydrogen fuel cells scorned by Elon Musk as impractical
Elon Musk may think hydrogen-powered vehicles are rubbish, but Toyota Motor Corp. and a cadre of Japan's leading manufacturers are betting otherwise — and not just on cars.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 18, 2017
Toyota, Shell among giants betting $10.7 billion on hydrogen
Toyota Motor Corp. and four of its car-making peers are joining oil and gas giants including Royal Dutch Shell PLC and Total SA with plans to invest a combined €10 billion ($10.7 billion) in hydrogen-related products within five years.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 12, 2017
Australia, Japan ink deal on bulk shipping of liquid hydrogen for energy project
Australia and Japan signed a memorandum of understanding allowing for liquid hydrogen to be shipped in bulk for the first time as part of a sustainable energy trade project scheduled to commence as a pilot project in 2020.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 21, 2016
Toyota to sell fuel cell buses in Japan from early 2017
Toyota Motor Corp. said Friday it will start selling fuel cell buses in Japan from early 2017, gearing up for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics when it hopes to introduce 100 or more hydrogen-powered buses mainly in Tokyo.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 1, 2016
California's eco-car campaign short on fuel as automakers use green credits to offset quotas
Toyota's zero-emission vehicle sales in California this year amount to a drop of hydrogen in an ocean of gasoline.
JAPAN
May 12, 2016
Survivor hopes Obama to reflect on 1954 H-bomb test in Hiroshima visit
A Japanese survivor of a 1954 U.S. hydrogen bomb test in the Pacific said Thursday he hopes U.S. President Barack Obama will reflect on the consequences of the test among other issues when he visits Hiroshima later this month.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 10, 2016
Honda debuts Clarity, its first mass production hydrogen car
Automaker hopes the fuel cell vehicle will secure wide take-up amid a national push for zero-emissions hydrogen technology.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 26, 2016
Kawasaki Heavy joins 'hydrogen economy' project
Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. will join with partners to set up a hub for imported liquefied hydrogen in western Japan in a government pilot project to develop offloading and storage systems in anticipation of wider hydrogen use.
EDITORIALS
Jan 24, 2016
Reviewing the feed-in tariff system
The government will have to play a delicate game when it revises the feed-in tariff system for promoting renewable energy.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 7, 2016
'Zainichi' Koreans say North Korean nuclear test may fuel discrimination in Japan
Korean residents in Japan expressed anger and disappointment at North Korea, saying its test could fuel anti-Korean sentiment.
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 7, 2016
Japan's experts mixed on whether North Korea actually tested an H-bomb
Japanese experts on nuclear and North Korean issues showed mixed views Wednesday over whether Pyongyang succeeded in testing a hydrogen bomb as it claimed, citing seismic data detected around the time of the test and other reasons.
BUSINESS
Dec 2, 2015
Toyota to supply hydrogen stations to dealers for sold-out Mirai
Toyota Motor Corp. will supply temporary hydrogen stations to California dealerships selling its Mirai fuel-cell sedan as some buyers put off taking delivery of their cars until refueling infrastructure is set up.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 30, 2015
Japan's plans to fuel world's cleanest cars hitting road block
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has big plans for Japan to lead the way in clean cars. His bureaucrats are getting in the way.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FUKUSHIMA FILE
Jul 19, 2015
Fukushima trials to explore viability of hydrogen fuel network
Fukushima and the Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute (FREA) are kicking off a renewable energy project with a view to making the prefecture a hydrogen supply center by as early as 2016.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 16, 2015
Japan to help companies that push hydrogen as electricity source
The Japanese government is planning to support companies that help develop hydrogen-fueled electric power plants, earmarking budget funds of ¥2.05 billion for such projects in the next fiscal year.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Jan 27, 2015
Japan's hydrogen energy hype
The clean image of hydrogen-based energy and its economic viability for Japan are much exaggerated.

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