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Japan to tighten export criteria for coal-fired power plants

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Japan will certainly tighten its criteria for sustaining exports of coal-fired power plants amidst objection that the technique breaks international initiatives to visual international warming.

Japan has actually backed coal-fired power generation jobs using such entities as the Japan Bank for International Cooperation as well as the Japan International Cooperation Agency.

The federal government’s standard position is that if an international nation has no selection however to turn to coal as its power resource, Tokyo will certainly expand aid for the setup of cutting-edge power generation centers based upon the nation’s demand.

Energy-limited Japan is the only country amongst the Group of Seven nations pressing coal-fired power plants.

Faced with installing international objection, the federal government is taking a fresh appearance at its hefty reliance on coal-fired power generation, which is made use of to satisfy regarding a 3rd of power requires in Japan where most nuclear power plants stay offline after the 2011 dilemma at the Fukushima No. 1 complicated.

政府は石炭火力発電所の新たな輸出について要件を厳しくし、原則として支援しない方針を固めました。
 石炭火力発電の輸出について、政府はこれまで経済的な事情で石炭をエネルギー源とせざるを得ない国で、効率の高い日本の技術を求めているなどの要件を満たせば支援する方針を取っています。しかし、国際社会からは「地球温暖化対策に逆行する」などの批判を受けてきました。そこで政府はこの方針を見直し、9日夕方の会議で新たな石炭火力発電の輸出は今後、支援しない原則を打ち出す見通しです。ただし、輸出先の国の脱炭素に向けた明確な方針や高い発電効率など、要件を満たせば輸出は可能だとしています。

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