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Global wind power players see Japan as next money-spinner

Asia to blow past Europe and amass over 60% of offshore capacity

NANA SHIBATA, Nikkei staff writer | Japan

TOKYO -- The city of Choshi lies to the east of Tokyo, right where the elbow of the Boso Peninsula juts out into the Pacific. It is known for two things -- seafood and soy sauce -- and was devastated by B-29 air raids in World War II. Now, off its rugged coastline, a Japanese utility and a European powerhouse are trying to spark a national energy revolution.

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