Inside Kashiwa-no-ha: Hitachi Smart City near Tokyo

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Solar panels in Kashiwa-no-ha

Kashiwa-no-ha Smart City is a collaboration between government agencies, universities, research institutions, Mitsui Fudosan and Hitachi.

Located just outside of Tokyo, the city aims to provide an environmental-symbiotic city, a city of health and longevity, and a city of new industry creation.

Hitachi provides area energy-management solutions that operate, monitor, and control energy across the city.

The energy building within Kashiwa-no-ha includes solar panels on the outside and on the roof.

The energy from the solar panels is used within the Smart City; however the energy collected is yet to be enough to cover all the needs of the residents so power companies are still utilised. 

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