Japan falling behind on hydrogen fuel station goal
Only 76 Of 100 Likely To Be Ready In Time
The suggestion is that energy companies aren't ready to bet that much this early in hydrogen's infancy, especially when prediction are that stations won't make a profit for another ten years. Although the subsidy window has closed, Japanese authorities are looking at ways to encourage more participation in the program, including possibly increasing the subsidy.
Even if that happens, it's likely to be a challenging next few years for the everyone involved with the hydrogen economy, with the lack of stations making some early adopters cautious while carmakers, governments and resource companies work out how to bankroll the technology without making huge, bad bets.
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