FOCUS: Japan's reliance on fossil fuels diminishes EV's advantages
FOCUS: Japan's reliance on fossil fuels diminishes EV's advantages
FOCUS: Japan's reliance on fossil fuels diminishes EV's advantages

Japan’s high reliance on fossil fuels in electricity generation is blunting the impact of the rollout of electric vehicles in cutting the country’s carbon emissions, experts say.Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, who took office in September, recently pledged to make the country carbon neutral by 2050, but over 75 percent of its electricity is still generated by coal, liquefied natural gas and oil.”To cut emissions, Japan has to increase the ratio of electricity generated by renewable energies to at least 30 percent, or to the average level of European Union countries,” said Atsushi Inaba…

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