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Cabinet Decision Made on the FY2020 Annual Report on Energy (Japan's Energy White Paper 2021)

June 4, 2021

Agency for Natural Resources and Energy

The Annual Report on Energy (also known as the "Energy White Paper") summarizes the measures on energy supply and demand that the Government of Japan implemented in the previous fiscal year. It is submitted to the Diet pursuant to Article 11 of the Basic Act on Energy Policy (Act No. 71 of 2002). On June 4, 2021, a Cabinet Decision was made on the Energy White Paper 2021.

Outline of the report

Each year, the Energy White Paper describes the energy trends and the status of measures taken regarding energy supply and demand in the previous fiscal year. In addition to these data, this year's paper introduces the following.

(1) Progress in reconstruction in Fukushima

(2) Challenges and efforts toward achieving carbon neutrality by 2050

(3) Changes in energy security

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