Abandoned Japanese golf courses to become solar farms

ga('send', 'event', 'Eco & Sustainability', 'article', 'article-industry-impression', {nonInteraction: true});

One of the challenges with alternative energy is finding sufficient space to farm it — both wind and solar require large amounts of land in order to harvest sufficient quantities of the green energy. Now, Japan has found a solution in the form of abandoned golf courses. Japan has an estimated 600 unused golf clubs, and electronics manufacturer Kyocera is planning to convert some of these into massive solar plants. Many of Japan's golf courses — built during the country's boom years — were abandoned when the economy's growth stalled, and have lain unused, taking up valuable space on the…

Spotted another good idea???
Join our network and earn rewards

Add to my folders:

Select any pre-existing folders to add the current post to. Posts will be added to a 'default' folder if nothing is selected.

Create a new folder (Optional)

Separate with commas to add multiple folders. The current post is automatically added to any new folders you create (e.g. my new folder, my second folder).


Remove from my folders

Below is a list of folders where the current post appears in. Select the folder you wish to remove it from.