JAPANESE INDUSTRY AND POLICY NEWS
November - December, 2021
Legislation and Policy News
Mitsubishi Corporation / Chubu Electric Power Coalition wins bid, all three locations in Akita & Chiba Offshore wind power generation
2022 growth rate revised upward to 3.2%, Government economic outlook
Assists up to JP\ 800,000 for EVs, JP\ 500,000 for micro EVs, etc. support for purchasing EVs and infrastructure development
International shipping GHG reduction target, revised in 2023 to "more ambitious setting"
Company & Organization News
Toshiba develops world's most efficient transmissive Cu2O solar cell, power generation efficiency is 8.4%
Itochu acquires a British waste tire remanufacturing company to promote rubber and tire sustainability
Toshiba develops "electricity market trading strategy AI" for re-energy aggregator
Toyota to sell 3.5 million EVs worldwide in 2030
No need for rare metals, light bulb emission with "wooden battery"
Amazing technology to recover high-purity lithium from waste batteries, less than half the import price
GE Hitachi receives an order for "small nuclear reactor" in Canada
Marubeni introduces solar power generation in Ajinomoto, Vietnam with PPA model