Japan’s dash for alternative energy puts it in direct competition with China. Its research and development skills put it in a strong position; Japanese companies are producing ever more efficient solar cells. Large-scale solar plants are being built across the nation and some business leaders believe a supergrid – an international electricity network – could one day cover the whole of Asia.
Japan’s massive alternative energy projects could lead to an Asian supergrid
JAPAN’S energy industry faces a completely new situation as a result of new feed-in tariffs for electricity from alternative sources.
Tokyo is pushing the swift and comprehensiv...