The Fukushima region in Japan, that was hit by the nuclear disaster in 2011, fights hard to restore the devastating aftermath on the environment.
The region has decided to do like Samsoe and aims to be 100 percent self-sufficient on renewable energy.
Director of the Energy Academy Søren Hermansen recently spoke at a conference for Community Power in Fukushima. Amongst other things, he talked about the book “Commonities” by himself and Tor Nørretranders, which describes Samsoes transaction towards green energy with the community and the citizens as key factors.
The hosts of the conference wishes to involve the community i the process with changing the energy supply, like it happened on Samsoe, and the participants has released a joint statement with the output from their change of ideas. Read it below (English translation after Japanese text):