PEEL Lab’s Plant-Based Leather Is Making Products More Durable & Affordable

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2024 10:30:47 +0000

Peel Lab has developed a pineapple leather that mimics the durability, waterproofness, and aesthetic look of leather, but without the downsides of a cow having to give up its skin to make your new shoes. We ran into them at the Japanese external trade organization pavilion at CES this year … [continued]

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Massive Trove Of Manganese Discovered In The Sea: Implications For EV Batteries

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2024 15:35:29 +0000

Manganese nodules from the ocean floor could help feed the supply chain for EV batteries, but does the world need deep-sea mining?

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Japanese Firms Collaborate on Green Hydrogen Project in Hokkaido’s Chitose Area

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2024 19:12:20 +0000

Mitsubishi Corp. (MC), Takasago Thermal Engineering Co. Ltd. (TTE), Hokkaido Electric Power Co. (HEPCO), and Air Water Hokkaido Inc. (AWH) announced the signing of a joint development agreement to supply […]

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Multi-Module Hydrogen Pilot Plant Opens in Japan

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Tue, 14 May 2024 10:00:42 +0000

Representatives from the Japanese technology company Asahi Kasei and its partners including the Japanese government recently celebrated the official opening of a new hydrogen pilot plant in Kawasaki, Japan. Asahi […]

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Global First: JERA, IHI Launch Testing of Fuel Ammonia at Coal Power Plant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 May 2024 10:08:59 +0000

Japanese firms JERA and IHI Corp. have launched the world’s first large-volume fuel ammonia demonstration testing at JERA’s 1-GW Unit 4 of its 4.1-GW Hekinan Thermal Power Station in Aichi Prefecture

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Space Solar Power Is Happening Sooner Rather Than Later

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2024 20:25:53 +0000

Despite the obstacles, the dream of beaming solar power from space down to Earth has been gaining momentum and edging closer to reality.

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Hyundai Enlists Toray For Electric Vehicle Makeover

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2024 22:13:11 +0000

Electric vehicles are good, but they can always be better. That’s the motivation behind the big news about Hyundai’s newly announced partnership with the advanced materials firm Toray Industries. The two companies are mum on the details, but a quick look at Toray’s product lineup indicates that carbon fiber is … [continued]

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Nissan Teases New All Solid-State EV Battery For Itself, Renault, & Mitsubishi Motors

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2024 15:24:29 +0000

Nissan is pumping up its presence in the EV market through the Formula E racing series, while prepping for a new all-solid-state EV battery.

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Japan Energy Giant Launches UK-Headquartered Renewable Energy Group

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2024 17:28:44 +0000

The largest electric power company in Japan announced the spinoff of a new global renewable energy business, and said the venture would be headquartered in London in the UK. JERA, […]

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Panasonic Energy to Launch New R&D Facility for Battery Production Development in Japan

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2024 01:47:09 +0000

Part of the largest battery innovation hub in Japan, the new facility will enhance global production capacity and competitiveness Osaka, Japan — Panasonic Energy Co., Ltd., a Panasonic Group Company, today announced it has completed the construction of a new production development facility within its Suminoe factory in Osaka, Japan. … [continued]

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