Japan’s Offshore Wind Power Rises within Sight of Fukushima Nuclear Plant (Scientific American)

Credit: Fukushima Offshore Wind Consortium

Credit: Fukushima Offshore Wind Consortium

An experimental wind turbine floating about 20 kilometers off the coast of the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant marks Japan’s first step toward building the world’s largest offshore wind farm. But the island country still faces huge challenges as it aims to boost renewable power sources in the wake of its greatest nuclear disaster. READ MORE HERE

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