Japanese Town Blazes Trail in Clean Energy

Japanese Town Blazes Trail in Clean Energy

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windmill-santorini.jpgIn the mountains of northern Japan, wind, sun and even cow dung are being turned into electricity as part of efforts to turn a whole town into an experiment in renewable energy use. The town is a sprawling laboratory for the whole of the archipelago, which has almost no fossil fuels of its own and is seeking to diversify its energy sources to reduce dependence on Middle Eastern oil.

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