Energy: Japan switches to geothermal power and bio-energy
Japan is looking to use one of its natural assets – volcanoes - as the backbone of its new energy policy. The move away from nuclear power will encompass a range of alternative natural sources – and it will use the good old-fashioned energy-saving method of wrapping up warm.
JAPAN is moving closer towards a total withdrawal from nuclear power in 2012. The proportion of electricity supplied by nuclear power is already at an all-time low.
At the end of November, 2011, just 18.5 per cent of the existing nuclear capacity was on the grid, with only 10 of the nation’s 54 reactors in service. By January, 2012, this was down to just s...
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