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Japan: Tokyo gets $385 million investment in hydrogen in preparation of 2020 Olympics


The country’s capital is planning a massive investment plan, worth 45.2 billion yen ($385 million), to be spent on fuel-cell vehicle subsidies and hydrogen refilling stations that would be ready in time for the 2020 Olympics. The plan is also an integral part of the broader strategy to cut Japan’s reliance on nuclear power devised by the cabinet of Prime Minister ...
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