A new era in energy: Emerging global trends

A new era in energy: Emerging global trends

Faced with complex challenges, this report provides an insight into Japan’s evolving energy policy.


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The 2011 Fukushima accident led to the closure of all Japan’s 55 nuclear reactors, constraining the country’s security of supply. Japan is running its thermal power plants at full capacity to meet demand. Vast quantities of LNG used for gas-fired generation are almost 100% dependent on imports, leading to significant geopolitical and economic pressures.


Contributing to Japanese business paper: Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, a panel of KPMG’s Energy Natural Resources partners in Japan discuss:


  • Japan’s geopolitical position in light of “energy security”.
  • Readdressing LNG prices.
  • Opportunities for growth in Japan’s Electricity Reform.
  • The emergence of Japan’s growing hydrogen energy business.


A Japanese version of the article is available.



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