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Nissan LEAF Battery Used to Power Homes

Nichicon is planning to begin sales of the Vehicle to Home System “EV Power Station” in July. This system enables the user to draw power from a large-capacity battery in an electric vehicle and use it in the home after bein[...]
Nissan LEAF Battery Used to Power Homes

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The University of Tokyo reveals next generation cargo ship concept with 50m high sails uses 30% less fuel

The aim of the Wind Challenger Project is to substantially reduce fuel consumption by large merchant vessels. Under development by a group including members from the University of Tokyo, the idea is to utilize giant retractable sails, [...]
The University of Tokyo reveals next generation cargo ship concept with 50m high sails uses 30% less fuel

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Daikin Industries demos Water resistant coating for mobile phone circuit boards

Daikin Industries is developing a coating, mainly for use on the circuit boards of mobile phones, that’s resistant to water and moisture, environmentally friendly, and dries as a thin film. This coating enables circuit boards to [...]
Daikin Industries demos Water resistant coating for mobile phone circuit boards

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Toshiba demonstrates revolutionary Copier that prints using erasable toners

Toshiba Tec is developing a revolutionary copier system that can erase printed text from regular copy paper. The printer uses a special erasable toner, and when the printed page is passed through the color erasing device, the printing [...]
Toshiba demonstrates revolutionary Copier that prints using erasable toners

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Nissan Adds New Features to the 2012 Leaf in the US

Nissan announced last week in the US its new 2012 Leaf with improved features and, unfortunately a higher price as well. On sales starting from today, your new leaf will pack from standard a cold weather package with a battery warmer a[...]
Nissan Adds New Features to the 2012 Leaf in the US

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A battery that charges by moving around

Researchers at Kanazawa University in Japan created a battery, the size of a 1-yen coin, made of a very special alloy, that allows it to be many times more effective than any vibration-based energy generating device currently existing.[...]
A battery that charges by moving around
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Sanyo’s “Hit” solar cell achieves world’s highest conversion efficiency

Today in Tokyo Sanyo, one of the leaders in photovoltaic technologies, announced the future mass-production of its record-breaking solar cell named Hit. Boasting an energy conversion rate of 21.6%, it is now the most efficient solar ce[...]
Sanyo’s “Hit” solar cell achieves world’s highest conversion efficiency
Sanyo’s “Hit” solar cell achieves world’s highest conversion efficiency

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Nissan Leaf launch date announced

Today Nissan hosted a press conference during which they revealed the start of sales’ date for their newest electric sensation, the Leaf. This condensed piece of technology will be available throughout Japan on December 20th, our[...]
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Kagoshima Trams Provide Post-Retirement Jobs

Kagoshima, the southernmost prefecture on the four main islands of Japan, brings us this interesting end-of-the-day stub: two old trains cars, having been retired two years ago after spending over fifty years serving passengers, came o[...]
Kagoshima Trams Provide Post-Retirement Jobs
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BioJapan 2010 World Business Forum

The BioJapan 2010 World Business Forum will start the day after tomorrow, September 29, for a three-day run at the Pacifico Yokohama Convention Hall in Minatomirai, Yokohama. Over four hundred companies from all over the world, from ve[...]
BioJapan 2010 World Business Forum

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Japanese Scientists invented “elastic water”, paving the way for ecologically clean plastic materials

According to the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Japanese Scientists invented “Elastic Water”. Also made it to the news of Japan’s National TV channel NHK, Japanese scientists from Tokyo University invented a new substance t[...]
Japanese Scientists invented “elastic water”, paving the way for ecologically clean plastic materials
Japanese Scientists invented “elastic water”, paving the way for ecologically clean plastic materials

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