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Japan’s biggest power generator Jera is set to start a new 1.07 gigawatt coal-fired power plant in Taketoyo in Aichi Prefecture early next month, which could help to alleviate electricity crunches in the summer and winter.

It is a rare example of a new coal power plant being built in a developed country, as many industrialized nations have been shutting down coal plants for years to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

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