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Japan looks set to see a new floating windfarm built off the Fukushima coast, according to a number of news reports we spotted on the net today.

Japan looks set to see a new floating wind farm built off the coast of Fukushima, according to a number of recent news reports. Trading company Marubeni plans to develop the wind farm, and the process is set to start next month. The development comes after the near-shore wind farm Kamisu withstood the earthquake and tsunami that devestated the region last year. The wind farm was a huge success during the disaster, providing much needed electricty when other sources were out. As a result, the country is looking toward wind farms as a more sustainable and reliable source of energy.

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1 Comment

  1. Green Joy February 21, 2012 at 3:12 am

    It’s good that Japan is looking to renewables to power their future. It’s good that they’re taking away valuable lessons from such a massive tragedy.

    Juan Miguel Ruiz

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