Posts tagged: 2011 T?hoku earthquake and tsunami

Kyocera starts operation of Japan’s largest solar power plant

Kyocera Corporation has launched a 70 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Kagoshima Prefecture, southern Japan, reportedly the country’s largest. The Kagoshima Nanatsujima mega solar power plant is being operated by a special purpose company established by Kyocera and six other companies to sell the electricity to a local utility under Japan’s feed-in-tariff (FIT) program. […]

Japan to replace nuclear plant with world’s largest wind farm

Officials in Japan have announced plans for building the largest wind farm in the world, ten miles off the coast of Fukushima – site of the nuclear disaster that followed the earthquake and tsunami that struck the island nation in 2011. Projections call for developing a wind farm capable of producing 1 gigawatt of power. […]