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South Korea Joins Japan and China with Carbon-Neutral Pledge

South Korea, Japan, and China, countries that rely heavily on coal power generation to fuel their economies, separately announced ambitious goals to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions within the…


JERA Planning to Shift Coal Power Fleet to 100% Ammonia

Japanese firm JERA, a joint venture between TEPCO and Chubu Electric, on Oct. 13 issued a roadmap to achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050. The move is notable for the…


Japan’s Carbon-Neutrality Pledge a Fundamental Shift on Coal Power

Japan, an island nation that is currently heavily reliant on coal and gas power, will be carbon neutral in 2050, the country’s newly appointed prime minister Yoshihide Suga pledged in…


Assembly Phase Underway for ITER Nuclear Project

Officials with the ITER project in France said work has started on the assembly of giant components needed for construction of an experimental nuclear fusion reactor, a project designed to…


Hydrogen Fueling Turbines at Japan Refinery

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…