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Massive solar power field being assembled in Kawasaki, Japan

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A worker walks among solar panels at a solar power field in Kawasaki, Japan on June 27, 2011. Tokyo Electric Power Company, Inc. and Kawasaki City are constructing two mega solar power fields which will produce some 2 million kWh in an area totaling roughly 74 acres.

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Workers install a solar panel at a solar power field in Kawasaki on June 27.

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