The Japanese could build "underwater kite turbines" for future clean energy

01/03/2015 - 00:00

  BY <a href="">BRIAN MERCHANT</a> |<a href=""> @bcmerchant</a> -<br><br>Eager to seek out energy alternatives in <a href="">​the long ugly wake</a> of the nation's nuclear crisis at <a href="">​Fukushima</a>, Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) was keen to examine its ocean energy prospects. So it turned to Toshiba and partner company IHI to launch a research program that will investigate current power by floating kite turbines in the Kuroshio Current. <br><br><a href="">READ MORE ON MOTHERBOARD | VICE</a>