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Despite its traditional pro-nuclear stance, Japan’s ruling Liberal-Democratic Party is serious about boosting renewable energy. But as the country becomes the world’s largest solar energy market, Tokyo has yet to commit to a detailed energy strategy. This indicates a high level of uncertainty among government and business elites in the wake of the Fukushima disaste...
Dr. Stefan Lippert
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 da...