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How Japan became the world leader in floating solar power

A worker checks solar panels at a solar power field in Kawasaki, near Tokyo July 6, 2011. Tokyo Electric Power Company, Inc. (TEPCO) and Kawasaki City are constructing the mega solar power field, consisting some 37,926 solar panels which will produce some 7.4 million kWh in a year. Commercial service will start on August, 2011.   REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY ENVIRONMENT) - GM1E77619B401

A bright idea. Image: REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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