Updated July 2020
10 in Progress
Target by 2020
Initiatives, Programs, and Policies
The Liquefied H2 carrier ship: the H2 tank has been loaded:
The largest electrolyzer started operation, in the presence of Prime Minister of Japan.
Also a new Toyota Mirai, driven by Prime Minister is shown in the public for the first time:
https://www.meti.go.jp/press/2019/03/20200309003/20200309003.html (in Japanese)
Technology Development Strategy for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, September 18, 2019:
- The strategy stipulates specific approaches to develop technologies to achieve goals set in the Strategic Road Map for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells. In the strategy, ten related priority areas in three fields are identified to promote technological development. The strategy also put emphasis on regular evaluation of the technology development projects, importance of matching user-demand and technological seeds, and enhancing collaboration with overseas countries.
Research and Development
Research and Development project for FC has begun in NEDO. The public offering closed March 2020, and the result will be presented in the end of July.
Demonstration, Deployments, and Workforce Developments
The world’s first international hydrogen supply chain project, with the LH2 carrier ship launched in December 2019.
Opening Ceremony of Fukushima Hydrogen Energy Research Field (FH2R) were held on March 7.
Events and Solicitations
The Third Hydrogen Energy Ministerial Meeting will be held in this autumn（TBC).
Investments and Funding
Regulations, Codes & Standards, and Safety
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Fuel Cell Commercialization Conference of Japan