Japan is aiming to suspend or shut nearly 100 inefficient coal-fired power plants by 2030 in line with the government policy to shift towards alternative sources of energy.
- Coal accounts for ~ 32 per cent of the total energy mix of the country, which the government plans to bring down to ~ 26 per cent by 2030.
- At present, Japan is focusing on bringing the nuclear-powered plants back over improved safety measures.
- So far, coal has been the biggest energy generation source in Japan due to which the country has come under strong criticism from various non-government organisations and other nations.
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