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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


Siemens Gamesa Named Preferred Supplier For Japanese Offshore Wind Farm

July 1st, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Spanish offshore wind giant Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced last month that it had received its first preferred supplier nomination for the Japanese offshore wind industry, being nominated as preferred supplier for the Northern Akita offshore pipeline in Japan which has a capacity of up to 455 megawatts (MW). 


Japanese Offshore Wind To Hit 4 Gigawatts In 2028

February 19th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Japan's nascent offshore wind industry is expected to increase dramatically over the next ten years, according to energy analysts Wood Mackenzie, who predict that by 2028 the island country will boast upwards of 4 gigawatts (GW) of offshore capacity, a 62-fold increase on 2018 figures. 


IAEA Urges Patience For Fukushima Nuclear Cleanup

February 8th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) completed its fourth review mission in November of Japan's efforts in decommissioning and cleaning up the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station and has urged patience and public transparency as radioactive fuel debris is removed


CCS Becoming Dominant DC Charging Standard In Europe — Will Nissan Drop CHAdeMO?

November 22nd, 2018 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Recent and upcoming EVs are designed for DC fast charging speeds of 100 kW and more, and are overwhelmingly favouring CCS as the standard charging architecture. Next-generation charging networks in Europe and the US are also favouring CCS. Despite its early lead, CHAdeMO now looks to be falling behind


District Court In Fukushima Rules That Tepco & Central Government Liable In Nuclear Disaster … For Only $4.44 Million

October 15th, 2017 | by James Ayre

As a result of a class action lawsuit brought against Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) and the government of Japan — the largest such class action lawsuit to date that relates to the 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima — a district court in the prefecture has ruled that both Tepco and the government are liable for damages ... totaling only around 500 million yen ($4.44 million)



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