Stanford research poised to play role as Japan restructures power industry


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Tokyo Electric Power Company's Tama substation in northwest Tokyo, May 2010.
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Northeastern Japan is rebuilding itself after last year's earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear accident. The devastation to the region is unquestionable, but so are the opportunities for energy industry reform and innovation. Masahiko Aoki and Kenji E. Kushida spoke with the Stanford News Service about developments in the region, and about possible links to Silicon Valley technologies.