13 Apr '11, 5am

米国のシンクタンク、ノーチラス研究所の報告 「日本が再生可能エネルギーと省エネ技術を組み合わせた電力供給方法を選択すれば、原子力と化石燃料によるものに比べ、3年早く必要な電力量を満たすことができるようになるだろう」http://bit.ly/fTSdrp

In the wake of severe natural disasters, how is Japan going to get its electrical infrastructure back online? The Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability has an answer, and it's anything but business as usual. By deploying a mix of renewables and energy efficiency technology, they argue, Japan's need for electricity could be met three years sooner than through nuclear and conventional fossil fuel power. All told, Japan's earthquake and tsunami have knocked out at least 15,000 megawatts of electricity generating capacity -- that's greater than the total summer peak demand for all of New York City. The plants that are off-line or unavailable to the grid include nuclear, coal, and natural gas. The only reasons this hasn't led to more severe rolling blackouts are a) so much other electricity-consuming infrastructure was also knocked out by the disaster, and b) the h...

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