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Japan seeks stoppage of 100 inefficient coal plants in a decade

Government acts in light of pressure for switch to greener energy alternatives

Japan will urge the closure or suspension of about 100 low-efficiency coal-fired power plants by fiscal year 2030.   © Kyodo

TOKYO -- The Japanese government will urge the closure or suspension of about 100 low-efficiency coal-fired power plants in the country by fiscal year 2030 in the face of international pressure for a transition to greener alternatives.

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