June 6, 2011

Japan Building Smart Town Despite Troubles

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As Japan continues to move forward in their cleanup efforts, Panasonic, partnering with 6 other companies, is building a clean tech replacement neighborhood. Consisting of 1,000 houses on 47 acres, the Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town will have solar panels on every roof that will provide power for the homes and store the unused in storage batteries for, you guessed it, electric cars. There will be sensors everywhere to control public lighting via smart grid and lots of greenery with parks and main road vegetation. Hopefully residents can start moving in by March 2014.

Via Panasonic

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at June 6, 2011 11:26 AM
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