Mitsubishi HC Capital (U.S.A.) Inc., Fuyo General Lease (USA) Inc. and MIURA AMERICA CO., LTD. joined Japan Hydrogen Forum (JH2F)
Oct 01, 2022
Japan Hydrogen Forum
JETRO Los Angeles
Japan Hydrogen Forum (JH2F) approved three companies to join the forum including Mitsubishi HC Capital (U.S.A.) Inc., Fuyo General Lease (USA) Inc. and .
JH2F welcomes Japan-affiliated companies that are currently engaged in hydrogen-related businesses in the US or have specific business plans in the United States to join the forum.
<About the Japan Hydrogen Forum>
JH2F was initially formed by 15 companies operating hydrogen-related businesses in the United States to contribute to the goal of decarbonization in the United States. The chairperson of the forum is Takehito Yokoo, a senior executive engineer at Toyota Motor North America. Currently, JF2F has five separate committees including Hydrogen Production, Land Transportation, Port Decarbonization, Power Generation/Heat, and Finance. In addition, the Japanese government, and governmental agencies (JETRO, NEDO, JOGMEC, NEXI) are supporting its activities.
<Introduction of new forum members>
【Mitsubishi HC Capital (U.S.A.) Inc.】
Mitsubishi HC Capital (U.S.A.) has been officially approved to join the Japan Hydrogen Forum (JH2F) at its Steering committee meeting on 30th of June 2022. The company started participating in the Land Transportation committee and Finance committee of JH2F. As of 27th of September, the Steering committee officially approved the addition of joining the Port Decarbonization committee, now the company belongs to 3 committees.
▼ About Mitsubishi HC Capital (U.S.A.) Inc.
Mitsubishi HC Capital (U.S.A.) Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi HC Capital Inc. We provide a wide range of financial products and solutions, mainly equipment finance, vendor finance and invoice finance. Our focus has been to support and promote the development of green and renewable energy such as hydrogen in US and globally.
【Fuyo General Lease (USA) Inc. 】
Fuyo General Lease (USA) Inc. has been officially approved to join the Japan Hydrogen Forum (JH2F) at its steering committee meeting on 24th of August 2022. The company will participate in the Finance committee of JH2F.
▼ About Fuyo General Lease (USA) Inc.
Fuyo General Lease (USA) Inc. is the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Fuyo General Lease Co., Ltd (hereinafter ‘’Fuyo Lease’’), and provides leasing, loans and other financing services mainly to Japanese companies in the North American area. Fuyo Lease was the first general leasing company in Japan to join the RE100 (September 2018), and its U.S. subsidiary is currently participating in a solar power generation project in Texas, among other initiatives to develop energy-related businesses in Japan and overseas and contribute to the realization of a decarbonized society. Hydrogen is an important key factor to realize a decarbonized society, and we will continue to work on financing support for our customers to implement their hydrogen businesses in society.
【MIURA AMERICA CO., LTD 】
MIURA AMERICA CO., LTD has been officially approved to join the Japan Hydrogen Forum (JH2F) at its steering committee meeting on 27th of August 2022. The company will participate in the Power/Heat committee of JH2F.
Miura America manufactures industrial steam boilers (referred to as once-through boilers in Georgia) and sells them throughout the United States, while also providing maintenance services for our products. Miura strives to provide the safest, most reliable, and efficient total solutions for steam generation with the smallest environmental impact. In 2017, we developed and launched a 100% hydrogen burning once-through steam boiler for the Japanese market as part of our effort to promote a hydrogen society and as a result, have deepened our knowledge of hydrogen combustion. Our aim is to deliver superior hydrogen boilers to our customers in the U.S. and be the best partner in balancing energy needs with environmental sensitivity.
Inquiries to this press release:
Yoshiko Tsuwaki (Ms.)
Secretariat of Japan Hydrogen Forum
Executive Director, JETRO Los Angeles