Beyond nuclear power: Japan’s smart energy communities mushroom

Recent commentary on Japan’s energy policies seems stuck in an outmoded narrative of government, particularly “pro-nuclear” Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, depicted as singularly bent on restarting nuclear plant and building coal-fired power stations. The discussion suggests Japan’s central government is little changed by the country’s March 11, 2011, natural and nuclear disasters.  However, what’s being […]