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A huge wind turbine built in the Pacific Ocean near Tokyo, the largest of its kind in Japan, began to generate power Monday.

The 126-meter-high turbine mast, with three propellers forming a spinning diameter of 92 meters, is located about 3 km off Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, and is capable of generating around 2,400 kw, with electricity to be transmitted onshore through underwater cables.

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