30 Mar '15, 3am

#Tech [Solar Plant Usage] 'Smart Town' Aims for 30% Green Energy Ratio (1)

#Tech [Solar Plant Usage] 'Smart Town' Aims for 30% Green Energy Ratio (1)

Fig. 1: "Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town (SST)" seen from above (source: Panasonic) Fig. 2: Sales were started of 200 detached houses. (source: Panasonic) Fig. 3: "Community Solar" was set up on the southern side of the block. (source: Nikkei BP) Fig. 4: HIT solar batteries manufactured by Panasonic are adopted in "Community Solar." (source: Nikkei BP) Fig. 5: The "Community Solar" system (source: Panasonic) Fig. 6: Emergency electrical outlets are behind the solar panels. (source: Nikkei BP) Fig. 7: "Community Solar" is opened to residents as an emergency power supply. (source: Panasonic) Fujisawa City in Kanagawa Prefecture is known for its sightseeing spots including Enoshima Island and Shonan Beach. The inland area of the city is an industrial site where secondary industry facilities are concentrated as well as many plants and research institutes of major Japanese manu...

Full article: http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20150330/411...

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