The Japanese government plans to invest about $2.75 billion in the construction of a renewable energy center in the territories affected by the accident at the Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant in 2011. It is reported by Hromadske.
In the territories affected by radiation pollution, it is planned to build 11 solar power plants and 10 wind parks. The total capacity of these renewable energy facilities will reach 600 MW.
The construction of solar power plants is planned to begin in January 2020, and to be completed by March 2024.
Private companies will receive subsidies from the Japanese government in the amount of $257 million. Japan hopes that such a project will help to “revive” the region affected by the nuclear disaster.
Earlier it was reported that a solar power station will be built in Chernobyl zone at the expense of the Spanish government.
Recall that at the end of 2018, another solar power station was already launched in Pripyat on the territory of Chernobyl nuclear power plant. It is located on the industrial site of Chernobyl nuclear power plant, above the 4th nuclear power unit, which exploded on April 26, 1986. The annual capacity of the power plant is 1024 MWh/year.