J-Power ditches coal plans, but long way to go for Japan on decarbonisation

Published 12:29 on April 16, 2021  /  Last updated at 12:29 on April 16, 2021  /  Asia Pacific, Japan  /  No Comments

Utility J-Power on Friday announced it had scrapped plans to build a 600 MW coal-fired power plant amid profitability concerns, but remaining projects in the country's pipeline could still add over 50 MtCO2/year to Japan’s carbon emissions.

Utility J-Power on Friday announced it had scrapped plans to build a 600 MW coal-fired power plant amid profitability concerns, but remaining projects in the country’s pipeline could still add over 50 MtCO2/year to Japan’s carbon emissions.

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