The Center on Global Energy Policy and Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) New York hosted a presentation of Japan's 4th strategic energy plan by Mr. Toshikazu Okuya, Director, Energy Supply and Demand Policy Office, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. This is the first such plan since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. The strategic energy plan addresses a variety of key energy issues, including:
- The role of nuclear power in Japan's supply mix;
- Supporting the deployment of renewable energy;
- Options to manage the pressure of rising energy costs for end-users;
- Continued US-Japan energy cooperation.
David Sandalow, CGEP Inaugural Fellow, moderated the presentation.
Outreach Partner: Center on Japanese Economy and Business