The government of Japan will, in the next ten years, about 90 per cent of the out-dated and inefficient coal-fired power plants in the country to close down. It is going to be around 100 out of the total of 114 stations in the middle of the the nineteen nineties have been built, and in the year of 2020, non-compliance, reports the daily Yomiuri.
According to the paper, will the minister of state for Trade and Industry, Hiroshi Kajiyama, the decision on the short-term will be disappointing.
in Japan, turned to the nuclear accident at Fukushima in 2011, mainly on nuclear-fired gas plants and the power plants on coal. The share of nuclear power was then reduced to about 6 per cent of the total. Steel and coal-fired gas plants and have that taken care of. In addition, the share of renewable energy sources has increased.
The decline of the coal-fired power plants will need to be taken care of by the production of wind and solar energy. In addition, the government aims to have 22 new coal-fired power plants to build, which was released earlier this year. That plan has a lot of resistance.