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Japan sees no mandatory power cuts in summer-Asahi via Reuters Africa

TOKYO Jan 27 (Reuters) – Trade minister Yukio Edano is confident that Japan’s utilities will meet power demand this summer without needing the government to impose a mandatory 15 percent cut on large-lot users as it did last summer, the Asahi newspaper quoted him as saying in an interview.

Edano, the nation’s top energy official, also told the paper that it is possible that no nuclear plants will be producing electricity this summer.

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原発稼働ゼロでも「夏乗り切れる可能性」=枝野経産相 via Reuters

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