01 Aug '11, 7am

The Whole Town’s Gone Solar – Potential Model Communities in Fukuyama and Onomichi, Japan

The Whole Town’s Gone Solar – Potential Model Communities in Fukuyama and Onomichi, Japan

According to the prefecture, several public and private organizations are involved in the joint venture in both Fukuyama City and Onomichi City , including the ship-building company Tsuneishi Holdings Corporation , Chugoku Electric Power , and Okayama Prefectural University . Tsuneishi Holdings Corporation’s main branch in the Fukushima City suburb Numakuma and the suburb Urasaki of the adjacent town Onomichi have been designated as model communities. Following installation of solar panels in its factories, Tsuneishi will then target residential areas in the two communities in cooperation with those already living in company housing.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/08/01/the-whole-town%e2%80%...

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