Japanese group hopes Mongolia can act as Desertec of Asia – Innovation – Renewable energy news – Recharge – wind, solar, biomass, wave/tidal/hydro and geothermal

The Japan Renewable Energy Foundation (JREF), set up last year following the Fukushima nuclear disaster, is pushing for changes to Japanese law that will allow the country to import electricity from abroad.

In the long-term, JREF wants the national grids of Japan, Mongolia, Russia, China and Korea to be connected, with high-voltage transmission lines sending solar and wind power produced in Mongolia to power-hungry cities in Japan, Korea and China.

via Japanese group hopes Mongolia can act as Desertec of Asia – Innovation – Renewable energy news – Recharge – wind, solar, biomass, wave/tidal/hydro and geothermal.

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José Ramos is a researcher, writer and advocate for commons-based social change. He focuses on such areas as future political economy, planetary stewardship, innovations in democracy and governance, the conjunction of foresight and action research, and transformative social innovation.
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