Agency for Natural Resources and EnergyThe Cabinet Approved the 2013 Annual Report on Energy (Japan’s Energy White Paper 2013)
The 2013 Annual Report on Energy is a report about measures on energy that the Government of Japan conducted pursuant to Article 11 of the Basic Act on Energy Policy (Act No. 71 of 2002). On June 14, 2013, the Cabinet approved the report, and the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy (ANRE) hereby publicizes the details.
Outline of the report
The 2013 Annual Report on Energy is mainly composed of the following two topics:
- Consideration of Global Experiences Surrounding Energy
In this chapter, the report takes into consideration global experiences surrounding energy usage so that the Government of Japan is able to gain standpoints for establishing responsible energy policies in the future.
- The Great East Japan Earthquake and Zero-based Review of Japan's Energy Policies
In this chapter, the report describes the situations that Japan underwent from August 2012 to around the end of March 2013, concerning the key measures the Government took following the Great East Japan Earthquake and its zero-based review of its energy policies.
June 14, 2013
Division in Charge
Research and Public Relations Office, General Policy Division, Energy for Natural Resources and Energy