Self contained, LED based, hydroponically grown, vegitable operations shown below have been the dampdream of the once-mighty-now-moribund Japan Inc. for decades: (3Yen / 2010-01-13)— Turnkey grow-ops in a container.
So, it only makes Japanese “sense” to create air-conditioned, LED-based, indoor grow ops that intensively use electricity from nuclear power plants to replace the farm land despoiled with radioactive fallout of the Fukushima nuclear meltdowns—Even though 40% of the farmland in other parts of Japan is fallow or abandoned because depopulation and the lack of willing-to-farm heirs to Japanese farms.
Cultivation of LED-Based Plant Growth Facility in Fukushima
Press Release | Nov. 21, 2012
SDK Corp. has decided to provide Kawauchi Village, Fukushima Prefecture, with a new cultivation method for LED-based plant growth facilities for free… Compared with conventional LED-based plant growth facilities, the new method shortens shipment cycles and increases the amount of harvest through the irradiation of red and blue lights at optimized ratios for plant growth…SDK has decided to license the technology for free to assist the village’s reconstruction efforts...more...