In Japan while nuclear has put lives at risk, Wind power has survived earthquake and tsunami.
Japanese wind officials have been discussing the stability of the electrical grid during the crisis. They reported that ALL the wind turbines survived the earthquake, even the offshore turbines in the nearest the earthquake epicenter. In some regions of Japan, this has saved the day, as power utilities have been struggling to meet basic energy demand in the wake of the Fukushima
nuclear reactor breakdown.
As the world collectively holds its breath to see how the Fukushima crisis plays out, there's a positive story that is not yet being reported.
Read more here www.mnn.com/green-tech/research-innovations/blogs/wind-power-helping-to-keep-the-lights-on-in-japan
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