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#Japan is building #solar energy plants on abandoned #golf courses

Japan Is Building Solar Energy Plants On Abandoned Golf Courses 0 Tweet by Brianne Hogan July 8, 2015 Categories: Environment . Faced with too many abandoned golf courses, Japan has now turned to transforming them into solar energy plants. Back in the 1980s, golf courses were huge in Japan. So huge that memberships cost millions of dollars. Not surprisingly, a boom followed in the 1990s and early 2000s, and now…there are just too many of them not being used. The solution? Well, thanks to Japan’s energy strategy post-Fukushima that now calls for roughly doubling the amount of renewable power sources in the country by 2030, Kyocera and its partners announced they had started construction on a 23-megawatt solar plant project located on an old golf course in the Kyoto area. The project, which is scheduled to be operational in September 2017, will generate a little over 26,000 ...

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