• Kyodo


The industry ministry is considering limiting each utility’s coal-fired power output to around 50 percent of all fossil-fuel energy it generates, sources said Monday.

The rule, designed to curb carbon emissions, would take effect in April as part of the government’s efforts to achieve a 26 percent cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 compared with 2013 levels, the sources said.

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