February 06, 2011

Japanese customers may soon benefit from oceanic created energy

"The government plans to build an offshore power-generation plant in fiscal 2012 to harness oceanic energy, with commercialization scheduled for as early as fiscal 2016 ...a joint venture with the industrial and academic sectors--will use oceanic energy such as wave power and marine currents to generate electricity...could provide generation capacity of 30 million kilowatts to 50 million kilowatts, or the equivalent of the combined capacity of dozens of nuclear power plants."

Source: Offshore power plant blueprint unveiled
The Yomiuri Shimbun
Aug. 26, 2010

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