Solar farms along tsunami-ravaged coastlines, green energy “microgrids” and the experimental production of nonpolluting hydrogen: 11 years after its nuclear nightmare, Fukushima Prefecture is investing in a renewable future.

On March 11, 2011, an earthquake unleashed a deadly tsunami on northeastern Japan, triggering a meltdown at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant and forcing mass evacuations over radiation fears.

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