Michael Kohn

For Michael Kohn's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Mongolia and China envision giant power grids to light up Asia

Business Jun 9, 2017

Mongolia and China envision giant power grids to light up Asia

The lights of the high-end boutiques and bars of Tokyo's Ginza district may someday be powered by coal burned more than 1,700 miles away (2,700 km) in Mongolia, electricity zipping over ultra-high voltage lines across deserts and under seas. That's the idea behind plans in ...