Porsche and ABB gear up for EV chargers in Japan

The luxury car manufacturer is launching its first fully electric car next year

World Bank and Japan partner for sustainable investments

It is part of a broader effort to integrate environmental, social and governance considerations when making investment decisions

Centrica inks demand side response deal with Japan’s TEPCO

The Japanese firm will be using the UK energy giant’s DSR platform to provide the transmission system operator with flexibility services for the reserve market

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Japan struggles to relocate Fukushima nuclear waste

No other regions of Japan have agreed to accommodate toxic soil created in the 2011 meltdown

Shell warns of potential LNG supply shortage in mid-2020s

The energy giant says more investment is needed in LNG production projects

Welsh Secretary in Japan to discuss nuclear with Hitachi

Alun Cairns’ visit comes after the Japanese firm said it would shelve the £16bn power plant last month

Japanese trading house ITOCHU announces coal exit

It is part of the company’s efforts to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Japanese firm invests £13m in UK green energy supplier Tonik

Tonik Energy supplies green power and integrated grid services to around 100,000 households in the UK

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Asics sprints towards sustainability with recycled Olympic kits

The sportswear brand is recycling old clothes to make uniforms for Japan’s Olympic and Paralympic teams in 2020

Sun shines on giant new £780m solar farm in Japan

It consists of 900,000 panels, which are expected to generate enough power for 80,000 homes