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Construction Begins on #Fukushima Solar Station

via bloomberg.com / February 3, 2014 / JFE Holdings Inc. (5411)’s engineering unit began construction of a 26.2-megawatt solar power station in the prefecture of Fukushima, north of Tokyo, on behalf of a health foods company. The plant at a former golf club is expected to be completed in Mar ...

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Wind Farm takes shape off #Fukushima

via Euronews.com / June 15, 2013 / The first phase is complete of a plan to build the world’s largest offshore wind farm near the Fukushima nuclear plant that was crippled by an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011. The first turbine has been delivered to the area and the facility is due to ...

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Japan to start building world’s biggest offshore wind farm

via AP-Perspective / January 19, 2013 / Japan is to start building its ambitious wind farm project off the Fukushima coast in July. The farm is expected to become the world’s largest and produce 1GW of power once completed in 2020. The power-generating facility will be built 16 kilometers ...

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Yomiuri: Geothermal projects in national parks steam locals

via The Daily Yomiuri / August 15, 2012 / A government project to build geothermal power plants in national and quasi-national parks has met with further opposition from locals in Fukushima Prefecture and Hokkaido concerned about the plan's possible negative effects on hot spring water and tou ...

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Japan prepares to tap into geothermal power

Tsuchyu Onsen hot spring by Justin McCurry / via The Sydney Morning Herald / August 11, 2012 / BEFORE last year's triple disaster in north-east Japan, Tsuchiyu drew tens of thousands of tourists in search of the recuperative qualities of its piping-hot spring water. Almost 18 months aft ...

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Corbett Report Radio: The Thorium Solution with John Kutsch (Video)

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Fukushima Hot Springs Town to Build Geothermal Plant After Quake

By Chisake Watanabe / Bloomberg / August 7, 2012 / Hot springs operators in Tsuchiyu, a town about 80 kilometers (50 miles) northwest of Fukushima’s stricken nuclear station in Japan, plan to build a geothermal power plant as part of recovery efforts, a local group said. The plant will ha ...

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