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Japan to weigh undersea cable projects for offshore wind power

Ocean transmission lines offer cheaper solution to distributing renewable energy

The Walney Extension offshore wind farm off the coast of Blackpool, U.K: Japan looks to follow the example of European countries in developing offshore wind power.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry will consider proposals to lay undersea power cables for offshore wind farms in a push to expand renewable energy projects in the country, Nikkei has learned.

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