Wind power accounted for 1.9 per cent of energy consumed in Japan in 2019. Photo: Getty Images
Wind power accounted for 1.9 per cent of energy consumed in Japan in 2019. Photo: Getty Images
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Japan moves to protect undersea features as it powers up its wind farms

  • By keeping wind farms in local hands, Japan seeks to prevent unnamed foreign powers from obtaining sensitive topographical information
  • The move could also be a protectionist measure to develop Japan’s wind sector, which last year created only 1.9 per cent of the energy consumed in the nation

Wind power accounted for 1.9 per cent of energy consumed in Japan in 2019. Photo: Getty Images
Wind power accounted for 1.9 per cent of energy consumed in Japan in 2019. Photo: Getty Images
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