TITLE

The Asian Super Grid

AUTHOR(S)
Mathews, John A.
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus;11/26/2012, Vol. 2012 Issue 48, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses an energy integration proposal by Softbank chief executive officer (CEO) Son Masayoshi called the Asian Super Grid. The proposal envisions a super grid that links the enhanced electric power systems of China, Japan, Korea, Mongolia and perhaps Russia. The Asian Super Grid is cited as one of the first projects of Masayoshi's Japan Renewable Energy Foundation (JREF). The idea behind the proposal covers linking wind farms in the Gobi desert via high-transmission lines to several Asian countries.
ACCESSION #
84699686

 

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