Japan and Energy

Published on 11.09.2017
High School
History, geography and geopolitics

15 min read

Japan has turned research and innovation into the main drivers of its growth.

A large industrialized nation, Japan has turned research and a partnership between government authorities, companies and citizens into the main drivers of its growth. For decades, Japan has been studying and developing new forms of energy. The Fukushima nuclear accident further accentuated the country's need to better balance its and thereby reduce its dependency on imported fossil fuels and on , which worries the population. Today, Japan is accelerating its transformation, in the areas of both technology (renewable energies, and energy storage) and social structure (decentralized energy management and smart communities).


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