Wind Power Helping to Keep Lights on in Japan

Wind Power Helping to Keep Lights on in Japan

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Photo: Rob Rjzii, FlickrGood news in post-earthquake Japan: All the wind turbines survived the quake and offered stability to the electrical grid during the crisis. Even the offshore turbines in the vicinity of the earthquake epicenter survived.

In some regions of Japan, this has saved the day, as power utilities have been struggling to meet basic energy demand in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear reactor breakdown.

(READ the story at MNN.com)

Photo: Rob Rjzii, Flickr

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