University of Tokyo team tests wave power generator in Kanagawa

Business Jun 4, 2020

University of Tokyo team tests wave power generator in Kanagawa

A team of the University of Tokyo's Institute of Industrial Science and other organizations have begun testing a wave power generator at a fishing port in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Prefecture. The equipment can generate electricity efficiently as it uses not only incoming waves but those bouncing ...

As Africa looks for clean power, interest in nuclear grows

Business Apr 10, 2020

As Africa looks for clean power, interest in nuclear grows

Faced with power shortfalls, demands for greener energy and drought threats to hydropower, a growing range of African nations are considering a shift to an unexpected power source — nuclear energy. South Africa has the continent's only commercial nuclear power plant. But according to the ...

Modi’s call to switch off lights en masse to prompt blackouts in India

World Apr 4, 2020

Modi’s call to switch off lights en masse to prompt blackouts in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for Indians to switch off their lights Sunday evening for nine minutes and instead use candles to "challenge the darkness” of the coronavirus outbreak will mean blackouts for some citizens as utilities take steps to safeguard their equipment. Modi asked ...