TOKYO (Nikkei)--Photovoltaic power generation, a typical environment-friendly energy system, is faced with the problem of disposing of used solar panels and the toxic substances they contain.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--A consortium of four companies led by Hitachi Ltd. (6501) and Daikin Industries Ltd. (6367) on Wednesday announced plans to demonstrate a smart community in the U.K.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--The government's plan to allocate 100.5 billion yen to develop a network of charging stations for electric cars is expected to spur sales of the vehicles.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--The Itochu Corp. (8001) group plans to start U.S. production as early as next year of a biodiesel fuel that does not rely on soybeans or other food crops.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--The U.S. government announced last week it will allow exports of shale gas to Japan, which has yet to sign a free trade agreement with Washington.