“How do you increase your solar energy output when you need all your land for agriculture and for housing? Answer: take to the water. That’s just what they are doing in Japan.

The world’s first floating solar plant was built in Japan, in Aichi Prefecture in central Honshu. The country’s many inland lakes and reservoirs are now home to 73 of the world’s 100 largest floating solar plants and account for half of those plants’ 246 megawatts of solar capacity.”

— UN SD Goals: 7 “Affordable and Clean Energy”, 9 “Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure”, 11 “Sustainable Cities and Communities”, 13 “Climate Action”; Fundamental Human Need for ”Protection” and “Creation”

SDG7 #SDG9 #SDG11 #SDG13 #FHNProtection #FHNCreation

Japan is a world leader in floating solar power

Saving space whilst saving the planet.📕 Read more: https://wef.ch/2FotYIy

Posted by Video – World Economic Forum on Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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