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Sep 3, 2020
METI Minister Kajiyama Holds Meeting with H.E. Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), and Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, UAE, via Video Conference
Sep 1, 2020
TCFD Summit 2020 to be Held
Aug 21, 2020
METI Minister Kajiyama Holds Meeting with H.R.H. Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Minister of Energy, Saudi Arabia, via Video Conference
Aug 21, 2020
Report Compiled by International Roundtable on the Final Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste and Spent Fuel Released
Aug 20, 2020
Report on New Energy Efficiency Standards for Magnetic Disk Units Compiled
Jul 31, 2020
TCFD Guidance 2.0 published
Jul 28, 2020
Report on New Energy Conservation Standards for Gas or Oil Water Heaters Compiled
Jul 22, 2020
FY2019 “Independent development Ratio of Oil and Natural Gas in Japan” Released
Jul 21, 2020
Sea Areas as Project Target Areas Designated under the Act on Promoting the Utilization of Sea Areas for the Development of Marine Renewable Energy Power Generation Facilities
Jul 10, 2020
International Conference on Carbon Recycling 2020 to be Held
Jul 10, 2020
Online Event of Hydrogen Energy Ministerial Meeting to be Held
Jul 10, 2020
METI Minister Kajiyama Attends IEA Clean Energy Transitions Summit Via Video Conference
Jul 10, 2020
LNG Producer-Consumer Conference 2020 to be Held
Jul 9, 2020
First Meeting of Public-Private Council on Enhancement of Industrial Competitiveness for Offshore Wind Power Generation to be Held
Jul 8, 2020
Please Verify the Terms and Conditions of Your Electricity and Gas Contracts
Jul 7, 2020
New Project “Zero-Emission Challenge” to Start
Jul 3, 2020
FY2020 Promising Sea Areas and Sites Selected for Future Designation of Project Target Areas
Jul 1, 2020
Call for Outstanding Businesses as Applicants for FY2020 Excellent Green Logistics Commendation Program
Jun 24, 2020
Guidelines Established for Public Tender for Occupancy of the Area Offshore Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture, which was Designated as a Project Target Area (Start of Call for Applicants for Project Operators)
Jun 16, 2020
Public Notice and Inspection Regarding Plans for Offshore Power Generation
Jun 16, 2020
Tokyo Zero-emission Innovation Bay Holds its First General Assembly
Jun 5, 2020
Cabinet Decision Made on the FY 2019 Annual Report on Energy (Japan’s Energy White Paper 2020)
Jun 2, 2020
AIST to Establish “Tokyo Zero-emission Innovation Bay”
Jun 1, 2020
Guidelines for Energy Resource Aggregation Business Revised
May 27, 2020
Results Compiled for the Electricity Supply and Demand for the Winter of FY2019 as well as Outlook and Measures for Electricity Supply and Demand for the Summer of FY2020
May 22, 2020
Circular Economy Vision 2020 Compiled
May 18, 2020
Circular Economy and Resource Circulation for Plastics Finance Study Group will be Held
May 15, 2020
Report on Large-scale CCS Demonstration Project Compiled
Apr 28, 2020
Deadlines for Submission of Documents Relating to the Act on the Rational Use of Energy are to be Extended in Response to the Spread of the Novel Coronavirus Disease
Apr 24, 2020
Announcement to Consumers Facing Difficulties Paying Electricity or Gas Bills Due to Impacts of Novel Coronavirus Disease
Apr 16, 2020
Current State of the Implementation of Recycling in FY2018 Based on the Act on Recycling of Specified Kinds of Home Appliances
Apr 14, 2020
FY2018 Energy Supply and Demand Report (Revised Report)
Apr 13, 2020
Results of Assessment and Examinations of the Commitment to a Low-Carbon Society Compiled (FY2018 Performance)
Apr 11, 2020
METI Minister Kajiyama Attends G20 Extraordinary Energy Ministers Meeting via Video Conference
Apr 6, 2020
Second Meeting as Opportunity for Receiving Opinions from Parties Concerned to be Held Concerning Handling ALPS Treated Water
Apr 3, 2020
Responses to Opinions Received from the Public at Explanatory and hearing meeting Held by the Subcommittee on Handling of the ALPS-Treated Water (ALPS Subcommittee) Publicized
Mar 31, 2020
Fuel Efficiency Standards for Passenger Vehicles in FY2030 Formulated
Mar 31, 2020
Revision of “Guidance for Encouraging Japanese Companies to Address International Initiatives on Climate Change : - Supporting Companies Making Use of Renewable Energy in Japan under Scope 2 Guidance of the GHG Protocol -"
Mar 31, 2020
"Concept Paper on Climate Transition Finance Principles"
Mar 30, 2020
New International Resource Strategy Formulated
Mar 30, 2020
Meeting as Opportunity to Receive Opinions from Concerned Parties to be Held Concerning Handling ALPS Treated Water
Mar 9, 2020
Opening Ceremony of Fukushima Hydrogen Energy Research Field (FH2R) Held with Prime Minister Abe and METI Minister Kajiyama
Feb 27, 2020
METI Minister Kajiyama Holds Meeting with IAEA Director General Grossi
Feb 25, 2020
Cabinet Decision on the Bill for the Act of Partial Revision of the Electricity Business Act and Other Acts for Establishing Resilient and Sustainable Electricity Supply Systems
Feb 21, 2020
The Third Meeting on Japan-India Civil Nuclear Cooperation Held
Feb 14, 2020
Council on Electricity Cybersecurity Measures Holds its First Meeting
Feb 13, 2020
World’s Largest-Class Hydrogen Producing Base Using Renewable Energy to Start in Namie Town, Fukushima Prefecture
Feb 10, 2020
METI State Minister Matsumoto Visits the Republic of South Africa, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Djibouti and the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Feb 10, 2020
The Subcommittee on Handling of the ALPS Treated Water Report published
Feb 5, 2020
Call for Applicants for the Mission Innovation Champions Program
Jan 27, 2020
Trial to Reduce Plastic Checkout Bags at Internal Government Stores starts
Jan 27, 2020
"10 Recommendations for Eco-Driving" Revised
Jan 21, 2020
Cabinet Decision on the Cabinet Order for the Partial Revision of the Order for Enforcement of the Act on the Rational Use of Energy
Jan 20, 2020
New Establishment and Revision of Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (January 2020)
Jan 20, 2020
Carbon Credits Issued for Three Projects under Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) with Indonesia
Jan 17, 2020
METI State Minister Makihara Visits the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the State of Kuwait and the State of Qatar
Jan 17, 2020
AIST to Establish International Joint Research Center for Zero-Emission Technologies
Jan 14, 2020
Japan and Abu Dhabi, UAE, Agree to Continue and Expand their Joint Oil Storage Project
Dec 27, 2019
Introduction of Fee-incurring Plastic Checkout Bags Starts in July 2020 in All Stores across Japan
Dec 27, 2019
Area Offshore Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture, Designated for Power Generating Project
Dec 27, 2019
Cybersecurity Guidelines for Energy Resource Aggregation Business Revised
Dec 25, 2019
Twenty-four Successful Applicants for the FY2019 Research Project for Developing Resources for Geothermal Power Generation Announced
Dec 24, 2019
METI Conducts a Questionnaire Survey for Fund Management Organizations on ESG Investment
Dec 23, 2019
IPCC Symposium to be Held
Dec 9, 2019
METI State Minister Matsumoto Attends the 2019 IEA Ministerial Meeting
Dec 6, 2019
Public Notice and Inspection Regarding Plans for Offshore Power Generation in Nagasaki Prefecture
Dec 2, 2019
Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP3) Held
Nov 28, 2019
METI Parliamentary Vice-Minister Miyamoto Attends the First CEFIA Government-Private Forum
Nov 25, 2019
Large-scale CCS Demonstration Project in Hokkaido Prefecture, Successfully Injects 300,000 Tons of CO2 cumulatively
Nov 15, 2019
METI State Minister Matsumoto Visits the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Nov 8, 2019
The FY2019 Green Logistics Partnership Conference to be Held
Nov 8, 2019
First CEFIA Government-Private Forum to be Held in the Philippines
Nov 6, 2019
Summer FY 2019 Electricity Supply and Demand Results Compiled along with Winter FY2019 Electricity Supply and Demand Outlook and Related Measures
Nov 1, 2019
FIT-Based Contracts between Household Consumers and Electricity Companies Start to Expire Sequentially
Oct 25, 2019
Announcement of Winners of the FY2019 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) Promotion Merit Awards
Oct 21, 2019
The First Meeting on the Platform for Distributed Energy Systems to be Held
Oct 21, 2019
Explanatory Meetings on the Revised Fluorocarbons Recovery and Destruction Law to be Held
Oct 15, 2019
October is “3Rs (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) Promotion Month”!
Oct 11, 2019
Winners of the FY2019 Awards for Resources Recirculation Technologies and Systems Selected
Oct 10, 2019
The Inaugural TCFD Summit Held in Japan
Oct 10, 2019
Green Innovation Summit Held
Oct 2, 2019
METI State Minister Matsumoto Visits Germany
Oct 1, 2019
METI to Resume Series of Meetings of the Working Group on Electricity Resilience
Oct 1, 2019
The Cabinet Approves the Cabinet Order for Partial Revision of the Order for Enforcement of the Act on Rationalized Use and Proper Management of Fluorocarbons and Other Cabinet Order
Sep 27, 2019
Guidelines for Proper Electric Power Trade Revised
Sep 27, 2019
METI Hosts Three Conferences: Second Hydrogen Energy Ministerial Meeting, First International Conference on Carbon Recycling and LNG Producer-Consumer Conference 2019
Sep 25, 2019
Establishing the Carbon Recycling 3C Initiative
Sep 19, 2019
First Joint Meeting to be Held between: the Working Group for the Study for Introducing Fee-incurring Plastic Checkout Bags under the Waste and Recycling Subcommittee of the Committee on Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment of the Industrial Structure Council, METI; and the Subcommittee on the Study for Introducing Fee-incurring Plastic Checkout Bags of the Working Group for a Circular Economy of the Central Environment Council, MOE
Sep 19, 2019
G20 Resource Efficiency Dialogue 2019 and Follow up of the G20 Implementation Framework for Actions on Marine Plastic Litter to be Held
Sep 18, 2019
Strategy for Developing Hydrogen and Fuel-Cell Technologies Formulated
Sep 6, 2019
ASEAN+3 Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM+3) and East Asia Summit Energy Ministers Meeting (EAS EMM) Held
Sep 4, 2019
Briefing session on the current status of multi-nuclide removal equipment (ALPS)-treated water at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
Aug 27, 2019
Two Bodies Inaugurated: Subcommittee on System Reform for Renewable Energy as Main Power Source and Subcommittee for Sustainable Power Systems
Aug 27, 2019
Answer to a Note Verbale From the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea on 19th August
Aug 19, 2019
Memorandum of Cooperation in the Field of Mining with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, the Philippines, Signed
Jul 30, 2019
Promising Sea Areas and Sites Selected for Targeted Promotion
Jul 29, 2019
FY2018 Japan’s Independent Development Ratio of Oil and Natural Gas Released
Jul 22, 2019
Committee on Study of Standardizations for Marine Biodegradable Plastics Inaugurated
Jul 18, 2019
Key Technologies Shown in Energy Efficiency Technology Strategy 2016 Revised
Jul 18, 2019
Aggregate Results of the FY2018 Amount of Recycled and Destroyed Fluorocarbons under the Revised Fluorocarbons Recovery and Destruction Law Compiled
Jul 1, 2019
Non-fossil Fuel Energy Certificates with Tracking Information to be Sold Utilizing the FY2019 First Auction for Non-Fossil Fuel Energy Certificates
Jun 26, 2019
METI and the Ministry for Ecological and Inclusive Transition of France Exchanged
Jun 26, 2019
Results Compiled of the Review on the Circumstances Surrounding the Electricity Business toward the Legal Unbundling of the Transmission/Distribution Sector
Jun 25, 2019
Report on New Fuel Efficiency Standards for Passenger Vehicles Compiled
Jun 21, 2019
Electricity and Gas Market Surveillance Commission
Jun 14, 2019
G20-IEA Hydrogen Report Launch Event Held
Jun 13, 2019
Current State of Enforcement of the Act on Recycling of Specified Kinds of Home Appliances (Collection Results) and Results of Recycling Efforts by Home Appliance Manufacturers (FY2018 Results)
Jun 7, 2019
Roadmap for Carbon Recycling Technologies Formulated
May 28, 2019
Enforcement Status of the Basel Convention and Domestic Laws Concerning Import/Export of Specified Hazardous Wastes in 2018
May 21, 2019
TCFD Consortium to be inaugurated
May 14, 2019
Fourteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention (COP14) Held
May 7, 2019
Roadmap for Popularizing Development and Introduction of Marine Biodegradable Plastics Formulated
Apr 26, 2019
Sanctions and Instructions Executed against Gold Trading Company
Apr 26, 2019
Results Compiled for the Electricity Supply and Demand for the Winter of FY2018 as well as Outlook and Measures for Electricity Supply and Demand for the Summer of FY2019
Apr 25, 2019
List of Procurement Items Involving Public Works that the Government will Continue to Discuss (Long List) under the Act on Promoting Green Procurement Compiled
Apr 25, 2019
Call for Proposals Begins for Designated Procurement Items under the Act on Promoting Green Procurement (Goods and Services)
Apr 25, 2019
Call for Proposals for Designated Procurement Items under the Act on Promoting Green Procurement Starts (Public Works)
Apr 22, 2019
Government-Private Workshops on Clean Energy Technology Held in Thailand, Viet Nam and Indonesia
Apr 12, 2019
FY2017 Energy Supply and Demand Report (Revised Report)
Apr 12, 2019
Collaboration Team between the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Ministry of the Environment will be Inaugurated for Creating Regional Circulatory Symbiosis and Establishing a Distributed Energy System
Apr 12, 2019
New Energy Conservation Standards for Lighting Equipment and Light Bulbs Formulated
Apr 8, 2019
Hydrogen Energy Ministerial Meeting 2019 to be Held
Apr 8, 2019
International Conference on Carbon Recycling to be Held
Apr 8, 2019
LNG Producer-Consumer Conference 2019 to be Held
Apr 1, 2019
Guidelines for Energy Resource Aggregation Business Revised
Apr 1, 2019
Partial Revision of Ministerial Order as Basis for Calculating Imbalance Rates
Mar 29, 2019
New Energy Conservation Standards for Electronic Computers Formulated
Mar 29, 2019
Guidance for Encouraging Japanese Companies to Address International Initiatives on Climate Change Formulated
Mar 29, 2019
Cabinet Decision on the Cabinet Order for the Partial Revision of the Order for Enforcement of the Act on the Rational Use of Energy
Mar 29, 2019
New Fuel Efficiency Standards for Trucks and Buses Formulated
Mar 25, 2019
Continuation of the Sale of Non-fossil Fuel Energy Certificates with Tracking Information in FY2019
Mar 19, 2019
Cabinet Approves the Bill for the Act of Partial Revision of the Act for Rationalized Use and Proper Management of Fluorocarbons
Mar 15, 2019
Cabinet Orders concerning the Act of Promoting Utilization of Sea Areas in Development of Power Generation Facilities Using Maritime Renewable Energy Resources Approved
Mar 8, 2019
Release of Brochure and Videos Explaining the Current Status of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
Mar 6, 2019
Japan-Indonesia Government-Private Workshop on Clean Energy Technology to be Held
Feb 15, 2019
METI Revises the Plan for the Development of Marine Energy and Mineral Resources
Feb 15, 2019
METI Parliamentary Vice-Minister Ishikawa Visits Washington, D.C., the United States
Feb 15, 2019
Japan-Vietnam Government-Private Workshop on Clean Energy Technology to be Held
Feb 14, 2019
METI to Launch Subcommittee on Electricity Resilience towards a Decarbonized Society
Feb 14, 2019
METI State Minister Seki Visits the Republic of South Africa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of Madagascar
Feb 6, 2019
METI to Hold a Symposium on Climate Change Mitigation
Feb 1, 2019
Carbon Recycling Promotion Office to be Established at ANRE
Jan 31, 2019
Release of IAEA Final Report on Fourth Review of Fukushima Decommissioning
Jan 22, 2019
Credit Issued in a Project under the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) with Lao PDR
Jan 18, 2019
Clean Ocean Material Alliance Established
Jan 15, 2019
Guidelines for Proper Gas Trade Revised
Jan 15, 2019
Aggregated Results of the FY2017 Calculated Amount of Leaked Fluorocarbons under the System for Reporting and Publicizing the Calculated Amount of Leaked Fluorocarbons
Jan 7, 2019
Final Report of Workshops on Key Drivers to promote the liquidity, Flexibility and Transparency of the Global Liquefied Natural Gas Market Released
Dec 27, 2018
Partial Revision of the Ordinance for Enforcement of the Electricity Business Act
Dec 27, 2018
Guidelines Concerning the Management of the Electricity Retail Business Revised
Dec 25, 2018
METI Formulates TCFD Guidance and Declares its Support for TCFD
Dec 20, 2018
Caution! Growing Number of Consumers Facing Problems concerning Telephone Solicitation for Switching Electricity Retailers
Dec 17, 2018
Demonstration Experiment on Sale of Non-fossil fuel energy certificates with Tracking Information
Dec 7, 2018
Announcement of Winners of Awards under the Excellent Green Logistics Commendation Program
Dec 5, 2018
New Measures on Non-operation of Approved Facilities for Photovoltaic Power Generation under the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) Scheme Determined
Dec 4, 2018
International Workshop on Deepening Comprehension on Safety Case on Deep Geological Repository (DGR) and Public Confidence on Japan’s DGR Programme Held
Nov 30, 2018
METI Parliamentary Vice-Minister Ishikawa Attends IEA CCUS Summit
Nov 29, 2018
Asia Pacific Energy Regulatory Forum Meeting 2018 Held
Nov 27, 2018
Cabinet Decision on the Relevant Cabinet Orders for the Enforcement of the Act of the Partial Revision of the Act on the Rational Use of Energy
Nov 27, 2018
Cabinet Decision on the Basic Policy for the Act on the Rational Use of Energy
Nov 26, 2018
Second Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP2) Held
Nov 20, 2018
Clean Ocean Material Alliance to be Established
Nov 15, 2018
FY2017 Energy Supply and Demand Report (Preliminary Report)
Nov 14, 2018
METI State Minister Seki Visits the United Arab Emirates
Nov 13, 2018
Japan and the United States Announce Memorandum of Cooperation Concerning Research and Development and Industrial Cooperation in the Nuclear Energy Sector
Nov 13, 2018
METI Receives Preliminary Summary Report from IAEA Review Mission
Nov 12, 2018
Japan and Thailand Hold Government-Private Workshop on Clean Energy Technology
Nov 8, 2018
METI Releases Measures for Electricity Supply and Demand for the Winter of FY2018
Nov 6, 2018
Cabinet Decision on the Bill for the Act of Promoting Utilization of Sea Areas in Development of Power Generation Facilities Using Maritime Renewable Energy Resources
Nov 5, 2018
International Workshop on Deepening Comprehension on Safety Case on Deep Geological Repository (DGR) and Public Confidence on Japan’s DGR Programme to be Held
Nov 1, 2018
The FY2018 Green Logistics Partnership Conference to be Held
Oct 31, 2018
November is Eco Driving Month
Oct 31, 2018
Summary Report of Comprehensive Assessment concerning Development of Seafloor Polymetallic Sulphides Released
Oct 30, 2018
ASEAN+3 Ministers on Energy Meeting and East Asia Summit Energy Ministers Meeting Held
Oct 29, 2018
Parliamentary Vice-Minister Takinami Attends IEA Global Conference on Energy Efficiency
Oct 26, 2018
Announcement of Winners of the FY2018 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) Awards
Oct 24, 2018
Promulgation and Enforcement of Public Notice relating to Ozone Layer Protection Act
Oct 23, 2018
Japan Hosts First Hydrogen Energy Ministerial Meeting
Oct 23, 2018
METI and New Zealand Government Sign Memorandum of Cooperation on Hydrogen
Oct 22, 2018
The LNG Producer-Consumer Conference 2018 Held
Oct 18, 2018
METI to Launch Study Group on Encouraging Japanese Companies to Address International Initiatives on Climate Change
Oct 12, 2018
October is “3Rs (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) Promotion Month”!
Oct 9, 2018
METI to Launch a Study Group on Ideal Approaches to New Electricity Platforms that Take Advantage of Next-Generation Technologies
Oct 9, 2018
METI to Launch a Working Group on Electricity Resilience
Oct 4, 2018
Winners of the FY 2018 Awards for Resources Recirculation Technologies and Systems Selected
Sep 28, 2018
Guidelines Concerning the Management of the Electricity Retail Business Revised
Sep 26, 2018
Fourteenth Meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee under the Stockholm Convention
Sep 25, 2018
METI Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hiraki Visits Canada
Sep 18, 2018
METI Parliamentary Vice-Minister Ogushi Visits the United States
Sep 6, 2018
The Second Meeting on Japan-India Civil Nuclear Cooperation Held
Aug 31, 2018
Commendation Ceremony of the 11th National Maritime Awards Held
Aug 31, 2018
Announcement of Figures for FY2015 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Calculated Under the GHG Emissions Accounting, Reporting, and Disclosure System
Aug 16, 2018
Credits Issued for Two Projects under the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) with Viet Nam
Aug 7, 2018
Cabinet Decision on the Cabinet Order of Partial Revision of the Order for Enforcement of the Act on the Protection of the Ozone Layer through the Control and Other Measures on Specified Substances and Other Substances
Aug 1, 2018
Third Carbon Offset Campaign on Mountain Day to be Held
Jul 27, 2018
FY 2017 Japan’s Independent Development Ratio of Oil and Natural Gas Released
Jul 26, 2018
FY2018 Explanatory Meetings on the Basel Convention Act to be Held
Jul 23, 2018
METI Establishes Study Group on Implementing TCFD Recommendations for Mobilizing Green Finance through Proactive Corporate Disclosure
Jul 13, 2018
Three JCM Projects in Indonesia Newly Registered
Jul 12, 2018
Japan and Viet Nam Hold the First Energy Working Group
Jul 10, 2018
Collection of Reports under Article 3 of the Supplementary Provisions of the Act Partially Amending the Act on the Protection of the Ozone Layer through the Control of Specified Substances and Other Measures
Jul 6, 2018
Procedure for Switching to Electricity Retailer (Low Voltage Type) Announced
Jul 3, 2018
Cabinet Decision on the New Strategic Energy Plan
Jul 2, 2018
Call for Outstanding Businesses as Applicants for FY2018 Excellent Green Logistics Commendation Program
Jun 18, 2018
METI State Minister Muto Attended the G20 Energy Ministerial Meeting
Jun 13, 2018
Two Years have Passed Since the Start of Full Liberalization of New Entry into the Electricity Retail Market
Jun 8, 2018
The Cabinet Approves the FY 2017 Annual Report on Energy (Japan’s Energy White Paper 2018)
Jun 7, 2018
METI Establishes Expert Study Group on Ideal Approaches to CCS Demonstration and Research Projects
Jun 7, 2018
FY 2017 Enforcement Status of the Home Appliances Recycling Law and Recycling Statistics for Manufacturers and Importers
Jun 1, 2018
Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hiraki Visits the Republic of Azerbaijan