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After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom _ and glut

  • glut: After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom _ and glut- Yahoo News.
  • prohibitive: It's now rapidly turning into a fiasco as the cost proves prohibitive and utilities anticipate putting some nuclear reactors, shuttered since the March 2011 Fukushima disaster, back online.
  • kilowatt: People were trying to beat the April 1 lowering of the government-set tariff that utilities pay renewable energy producers to 32 yen (30 cents) a kilowatt hour from 36 yen ( 34 cents).
  • kilowatt: The regular cost of electricity in Japan is about 23 yen per kilowatt hour.
  • exasperate: Goto urged those who were exasperated, like Oba, to calm down, although he said a solution such as expanding grid access would take time.