News Release

The Yanmar Group Works Towards Decarbonization for A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

April 27, 2021
Yanmar Holdings Co., Ltd.

The Yanmar Group headquarters, the YANMAR FLYING-Y BUILDING is targeting zero-emissions.

Osaka, Japan (April 27th, 2021) - With its Brand Statement of A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE, Yanmar Holdings Co., Ltd. is undertaking a range of activities in pursuit of a decarbonized society, from development of new energy sources to realizing zero-emissions from its headquarters, the YANMAR FLYING-Y BUILDING.

Yanmar’s long-standing efforts towards realizing a sustainable society include the development of bio-gas cogeneration systems that convert sewage and waste food into clean energy, generation systems that utilize waste cooking oil and a demonstration plant that realizes sustainable energy from rice husks for a resource recycling agriculture.
In 2021, the company has accelerated its efforts towards realization of a hydrogen-based society with a partnership with German company 2G, a leading provider of hydrogen-powered cogeneration systems. In other developments, in March of this year, Yanmar completed tests of its hydrogen fuel-cell boat where a polymer electrolyte fuel cell (PECM) system was successfully installed into a Yanmar demonstration vessel. Yanmar continues to pursue collaborations towards decarbonation with partners in Yanmar’s business domains of the land, the sea and the city.

Looking towards the middle of 2021, Yanmar will announce a comprehensive Group-wide decarbonization strategy and present commitments to the realization of a decarbonized society, while accelerating its decarbonization activities.

Yanmar Group Decarbonization Activities

A biogas generation system
Yanmar’s hydrogen fuel cell test boat.

・ The YANMAR FLYING-Y BUILDING: Towards realization of a “Zero CO2 Emission Building”

・ Yanmar Total Energy Solution (Japanese)

・ Establishment of “Carbon Neutral Business Promotion Office” in Energy System Business

・ Yanmar Concludes Sales Agreement with 2G to Promote Decarbonization

・ Yanmar Conducts Field Demonstration Test for Maritime Hydrogen Fuel Cell System

About Yanmar

With beginnings in Osaka, Japan, in 1912, Yanmar was the first ever to succeed in making a compact diesel engine of a practical size in 1933. A pioneer in diesel engine technology, Yanmar is a global innovator in a wide range of industrial equipment, from small and large engines, agricultural machinery and facilities, construction equipment, energy systems, marine, to machine tools, and components — Yanmar’s global business operations span seven domains. On land, at sea, and in the city, Yanmar provides advanced solutions to the challenges customers face, towards realizing A Sustainable Future.
For more details, please visit the official website of Yanmar Holdings Co.,Ltd.

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