As Japan moves towards a nuclear exit, it is focussing on offshore wind energy, backed by geothermal, biomass and tidal power sources. Solar energy has great potential, but its scope is limited by the nation’s lack of habitable space. This is the second of two briefings on the changes in Tokyo’s power production policy and looks at the available alternatives in the wake of the Fukushima accident.

THE JAPANESE government has taken a major step towards totally eliminating nuclear power over the next two decades, reflecting strong public opposition to atomic energy and acting ahead of national elections expected i...

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Dr. Stefan Lippert
Japan’s potential for solar energy is large, but the country’s natural limitations reduce the habitable space primarily to the crowded and expensive coastal regions
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