As a pioneer of zero-emission vehicles, Nissan has been working to reduce CO2 emissions and create environmental and social value through the commercialization of electrification and autonomous driving technologies. Nissan began a field test of new mobility services today as part of a partnership to promote future community building in Japan.Continue Reading


Panasonic has walked away from a planned partnership with GS-Solar and threatened possible legal action after its Chinese partner failed to fulfill its commitments to the arrangement. The Japanese electronics giant in May last year announced plans to transfer its Malaysian solar manufacturing unit to Chinese heterojunction module provider GS-SolarContinue Reading

Please clear the way for ‘Hurrican Florence’. The National Weather Service calls Florence “the storm of a lifetime.” Donald Trump, exhibiting all of his intellectual gifts, has warned it will be “tremendously wet.” Florence is already the first major hurricane to make its first US landfall so far north. “StormsContinue Reading

As the sun sets on Japan’s solar energy boom, companies and investors are rushing into wood-burning biomass projects to lock in still-high government subsidies. More than 800 projects have already won government approval, offering 12.4 gigawatts (GW) of capacity — equal to 12 nuclear power stations and nearly double Japan’sContinue Reading