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The Whole Town’s Gone Solar – Potential Model Communities in Fukuyama and Onomichi, Japan

August 1st, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

In Hiroshima Prefecture, both the city of Fukuyama and the private sector are pushing forward with a futuristic “Eco Town.” In the midst of interest in natural sources of energy, following the nuclear incident in TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, an attempt is being made to acquire and market local “know-how” as quickly as possible to other prefectures in order to stimulate regional revitalization

Solar-Powered Bike Guide Concept Has Potential {Video}

July 26th, 2011 | by Shannon Soesbe

Seoul designer, Kukil Han, has come up with the idea of combining buses and bikes into a safe--and relatively green--touring package. The bus, which has a solar-power roof, takes bicycles and riders from point to point, eliminating the need for individuals to navigate traffic in order to explore Seoul

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