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Consortium Created To Promote Zero-Emission Electric Vessels

May 28th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Electric bikes, electric cars, electric vans, electric trucks — we keep electrifying bigger and bigger vehicles. Next on the plate are large ocean vessels and airplanes. Regarding the latter, we've covered oodles of startup and large corporate efforts to get electric aircraft off the ground. (Pun not initially intended.) Regarding electric ocean vessels, that appears to be a much less mature industry, but work is commencing


Japanese Energy Companies Scrap 2 Gigawatt Coal Project

February 5th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Three Japanese energy companies announced last week that they have decided to scrap plans to build a 2 gigawatt (GW) coal-fired power station in the Chiba Prefecture, near Tokyo, saying that the project would not be economically feasible. 


Large-Scale Buildout Of Hydrogen Vehicle Refueling Stations Backed By 11 Major Japanese Companies

May 26th, 2017 | by James Ayre

While I remain extremely skeptical of the idea of personal hydrogen fuel cell cars, it seems that authorities and companies in Japan are not. A large cross-section of the biggest companies in Japan, including several major auto manufacturers, is apparently now working to do a large-scale buildout of hydrogen fuel cell refueling stations, according to recent reports



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