Japanese golf courses to become solar plants

A Japanese solar firm is transforming the country’s abandoned golf courses into solar power plants. Kyocera TCL Solar has began construction on a 23MW farm on unused greens in Kyoto Prefecture. The firm expects it to generate 26,312MWh per year — enough electricity to power around 8,100 homes. It is also developing a 92MW plant on another course, which has […]

Tycoon gets in a spin over Salmond’s Scottish turbines

US billionaire tycoon Donald Trump has reportedly sent the Scottish First Minister a letter accusing him of wanting to destroy Scotland’s coastline with wind turbines. Mr Trump has been enraged over a potential development of a wind farm off the coast of Aberdeenshire where he’s building a golf course. His letter to Alex Salmond claims […]