Nine years since nuclear disaster, Fukushima looks to hydrogen as recovery efforts chug along

The Tokyo Electric Power Company's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is seen from Futaba Town, Fukushima, on March 11, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
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TOKYO - Fukushima is staking its future on renewable energy, taking the lead in a country that is not just squarely wedded to coal-fired power, but also reluctant to give up nuclear energy.

This despite the anniversary on Wednesday (March 11) of the devastating triple tragedy nine years ago.

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