Tag Archives : Japan


Carbon Intensity

Hardly a day goes by without more news from the Japan’s stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, unlike past disasters, we have had more news, and media coverage that was inconceivable even ten years ago, and the unfolding tragedy in Japan and at the Fukushima Daiichi has impacted countries far from the leaking radiation. Many countries [...]

Increasing Nuclear to 50% to lower Hong Kong's Carbon Intensity

solar roof panels and vending machines

energy efficiency Japanese style….part II

In the places I visited, namely Tokyo, and in the countryside in Hakone Prefecture, a few solar panels were spotted handling self contained signage duties. In Hakone, where you would think that the wide open countryside would encourage spacious living areas, the hotel rooms are even smaller than Tokyo, and the corridor is littered with [...]


energy efficiency Japanese style

I was excited to have the opportunity travel to Japan over the lunar new holiday, it was to be my first visit, and besides the tourist must dos and sightseeing, and the like I was looking forward to a first hand view of the much cited Japanese efficiency, and particularly their efforts in the energy [...]

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