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World’s Largest Offshore Wind Turbine Unveiled in Fukushima

via Eco Watch / June 22, 2015 / Japan officially unveiled today its 7 megawatt (MW) wind turbine, the world’s largest offshore turbine to date. It is slated to be operational by September. The Fukushima Wind Project, located about 12 miles off the coast of Fukushima, installed a 2 MW wi ...

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Thorium molten salt reactors to go into production by 2020

By Scott Dunn / thedigitalfirehouse.fr / January 8, 2015 / When most people think of nuclear power, they think of thousands of barrels of waste that no one can touch or do anything about. They look for ways to keep the waste out of their backyards. They think of crusty old domes near their homes ...

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Fukushima semi-sub floater finished

via Recharge News / June 11, 2014 / A consortium under Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has finished building a V-shaped, semi-submersible apparatus (pictured) that will be used to float one of two 7MW Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) SeaAngel turbines, as part of the sec ...

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3/11 Three Years On: James Corbett and Ryan Dawson on #Fukushima

James Corbett of Fukushimaupdate.com and Ryan Dawson of ancreport.com have a wide ranging conversation about Fukushima, Global Warming, Thorium, TEPCO, Media, Alarmists, and the TPP. This video is only a preview. The FULL interview can be found HERE.

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This energy source could solve all of our problems – so why is no one talking about it?

by Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / via theweek.com / March 5, 2014 / Energy is arguably the single most important strategic issue of our time. It literally powers everything we do. The world economy see-saws to the gyrations of oil prices. Most of our geopolitical squabbles are about energy in one way or ...

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By Broc West| 14 Comments | Editorials, Featured
Activists point to Fukushima crisis, urge Japan to stop nuclear exports

via Japan Times / February 21, 2014 / Foreign activists urged Tokyo on Friday to give up its policy of exporting nuclear technology as the impact of the meltdown crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant continues to ripple through Japan and other countries even after three years. “My humble ...

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Construction plans for mid-sized geothermal plants booming across Japan

via Mainichi News / February 4, 2014 / Construction plans for dozens of mid-sized geothermal power plants have surfaced across Japan, with its rich geothermal resources coming under the spotlight in the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake. Chuo Electric Power Co. will herald the move in Ap ...

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