Rain hampers rescue work after deadly Japan floods

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 18:13:56 +0000

TOKYO: Driving rain hampered the efforts of tens of thousands of rescue workers in southwestern Japan on Monday as they searched for survivors from deadly floods and landslides, with more torrential downpours forecast. Around 50 people were feared dead after heavy rain lashed areas of western Japan beginning early Saturday, causing rivers to burst their […]

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PH secures P23-B yen loan from Japan for Covid response

Credit to Author: Mayvelin U. Caraballo, TMT| Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 09:24:58 +0000

THE Philippines secured from the Japanese government on Wednesday a 50-billion yen (P23.5 billion) loan that will be used for budgetary support in the fight against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Chief Representative Eigo Azukizawa signed the agreement for the Covid-19 Crisis Response […]

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Japan Has Extremely Lame 0.7% EV Market Share

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2020 18:15:16 +0000

As a time when Europe has risen its EV market share among its overall auto market to about 7%, at a time when Tesla sales are blowing up in the US auto market, at a time when China is solidly maturing the EV market in its borders, Japan is playing hide & seek while hoping a fuel cell magic trick somehow produces real magic

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Hydrogen Fueling Turbines at Japan Refinery

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 14:34:34 +0000

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A pilot hydrogen project has begun providing fuel for the gas turbines at a facility near Tokyo, Japan. Chiyoda Corp. on June 25 said the project using imported hydrogen is now powering generators at the Toa Oil Co. refinery in Kawasaki. Chiyoda, along with Mitsubishi Corp., Mitsui & Co., and Nippon Yusen, has been working […]

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PH, Japan sign P75.5-B loans for infra projects

Credit to Author: Mayvelin U. Caraballo, TMT| Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 17:30:14 +0000

The Philippines secured from the Japanese government on Tuesday P75.5 billion worth of loans that would fund two big-ticket infrastructure projects in the Visayas and Mindanao aimed at enhancing the mobility of people and goods there. Of the amount, P57 billion (19 billion yen) would support the construction of the Cebu-Mactan Fourth Bridge and Coastal […]

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Consortium Created To Promote Zero-Emission Electric Vessels

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 29 May 2020 03:32:43 +0000

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

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USA Is #1 In The World For Renewable Energy Investment Attractiveness

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 06:43:14 +0000

The United States has apparently regained #1 in EY’s Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI), a biannual report that has been put out since

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Japan slips into recession

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Mon, 18 May 2020 16:20:29 +0000

TOKYO: Japan dived into its first recession since 2015 with the world’s third-largest economy contracting by 0.9 percent in the first quarter as it wrestles with the fallout from the coronavirus, according to official data on Monday. The drop in gross domestic product followed a 1.9-percent decline in the fourth quarter of 2019 as a […]

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MHPS Will Rebrand as ‘Mitsubishi Power’

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 15:15:27 +0000

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Flagship power plant and equipment firm Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) plans to change its name to “Mitsubishi Power” once it receives approval from antitrust authorities in several countries. The rebrand announced by the Yokohama, Japan–headquartered MHPS on April 24 will reflect a change in ownership announced in December, when Japanese technology conglomerate Hitachi said […]

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Investment Wizard Hiromichi Mizuno Joins Tesla’s Board Of Directors

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2020 03:49:45 +0000

Hiromichi Mizuno has just joined Tesla as both a member of the Board of Directors and a member of the Audit Committee of the Board

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