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

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

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