Fuel shortage looms as Japan fires up biomass energy

National Sep 27, 2017

Fuel shortage looms as Japan fires up biomass energy

by Yuka Obayashi

As the sun sets on Japan's solar energy boom, companies and investors are rushing into wood-burning biomass projects to lock in still-high government subsidies. More than 800 projects have already won government approval, offering 12.4 gigawatts of capacity — equal to 12 nuclear reactors and ...