Date : June 4, 2015
Video Report (Press Briefing): The Best Energy Mix for Japan (June 4, 2015)
post date : 2015.06.09
On June 1, 2015, the Government of Japan endorsed the final draft plan for the ideal energy mix for 2030. The proposal puts the ratio of nuclear power, which was 29% before the Great East Japan Earthquake, at 20 to 22%, and renewable energy more than doubled from 10% to 22 to 24%, with the rest consisting of power from fossil fuels. On the following day, the Government plan was also decided to have the greenhouse gas reduction target of Japan for 2030 will be 26% compared to 2013.
Amidst growing interest in the best energy mix, the FPCJ invited Mr. Masakazu Toyoda, Chairman and CEO of The Institute of Energy Economics, Japa, to speak about the best energy mix for Japan. Mr. Toyoda is also a member of the METI Agency for Natural Resources and Energy Advisory
Committee for Natural Resources and Energy Strategic Policy Committee.
The briefing had a total of 38 participants, including 21 journalists from China, South Korea, France, Germany, the UK and the US, and fifteen embassy representatives.
Mr. Masakazu Toyoda, Chairman and CEO of The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan