Japan needs steep emission reductions as soon as possible, and latest from 2030 onwards, to meet its 2050 net zero carbon targets, along with accelerated gas and power market reforms and rapid development of low carbon power sources, the International Energy Agency said in its Japan 2021 Energy Policy Review published on March 4. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The periodic review comes a few months after Japan announced its 2050 goal to become a carbon neutral country, and ahead of its revised Strategic Energy Plan by 2030 that is expected later this year and will feed into the long-term fuel procurement plans of its utilities. Japan’s previous […]