Japanese Industry and Policy News February-March 2021

JAPANESE INDUSTRY AND POLICY NEWS
February-March, 2021

Legislation and Policy News
 JCM's first credit issuance with Kenya 974 tons in solar power generation business
 Achieves unmanned platooning technology for trucks following trucks on highways
 Government decides to revise the Global Warming Countermeasures Promotion Law by Cabinet decision, "2050 Carbon Neutral" clarified

Survey and Business Data
 CO2 concentration near Japan continues to increase, Japan Meteorological Agency

Company & Organization News
 J-Power begins production of next-generation energy hydrogen in Australia, Transport to Japan
 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries establishes "MHI Vestas Japan", a sales company for wind power generation equipment
 Japanese "RE100" member companies reached 50, the second largest in the world, but there are challenges in procuring renewable energy
 Completed international hydrogen supply chain demonstration by Chiyoda corporation, etc. Supplying over 100 tons
 TEPCO participates in demonstration of floating wind turbines in Northern Europe, aiming for construction in Japan
 Business alliance with Circularise B.V., introduction of traceability management platform to Asia for building a circular economy
 ITOCHU and Aquafil announce a strategic partnership to support and to expand the nylon circular business
 NYK operates 44 MW wind power generation facility at Belgian finished vehicle terminal
 ITOCHU announced strategic joint venture with Air Liquide on hydrogen value chain development
 Euglena completes bio-jet fuel to fly by the end of the year
 The world's largest waste power generation in Dubai with a power generation capacity of 200 MW

Other Topics
 Japanese and European space agencies conclude agreements on two missions, provide mutual support by providing equipment
 The HondaJet is the most delivered aircraft in its class for the fourth consecutive year
 To mass production of Terumo "1 bottle 7 times" syringe without waste of vaccine
 Purifying sewage with oyster shells, small and medium-sized enterprise in Hiroshima developed "toilet that does not drain water"

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