Japan is investing in a greener future, and electronics giant Panasonic is leading the way with its ‘smart town’, called Fujisawa.
The environmentally-friendly town was launched at the tail end of last year and, since then, the houses have been occupied with residents who are all keen to do their bit for the environment.
Fujisawa’s price tag is around £320 million. The town will have 1,000 solar-powered homes, along with electric cars and bikes that can be used by the community.
Around 3,000 residents are expected to move in by 2018. Alongside being eco-friendly, the project has also been carefully engineered to protect it against natural disasters.
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