September 23, 2014

88 percent of electricity in Japan generated by LNG and coal according to report

Japanese electricity plug & outlet Copyright peter hanami 2005
Picture: Japanese electricity plug & outlet 

"Japan has more than doubled soalr capacity to about 13,500 megawatts since beginning a clean energy incentive program in July 2012. ...Fossil fuels such as liquefied natural gas and coal now account for 88 per cent of power produced in Japan...While renewable sources that also include wind and geo thermal account for just 2.2 per cent of electricity generation"

Source: Farmers reap solar benefits 
By Aya Takada & Chisaki Watanabe
Thursday May 29th 2014, p22

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