Together let’s phase out coal power in Japan by 2030!
Unrealistic? Not anymore.
What was once thought to be difficult has now changed dramatically.
The transition to clean energy is within our reach.
Countdown to a coal phase-out in Japan.
* Changes since 2020. "Operating" includes mothballed.
NEWS / DOCUMENTS
【News】Government council presents draft of Japan’s next energy plan, firmly maintains coal power at 19% in 2030
【News】Despite ongoing court cases, Kobe Steel’s Coal-fired Power Plant Unit 3 fires up boiler
【News】Powering Past Coal Alliance continues to grow with new members from national and sub-national governments, power utilities, and private enterprises
【Video】Voices from the local community in Yokosuka to stop the construction of a new coal-fired power plant
【News】 Kiko Network’s Kimiko Hirata awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize for her efforts on phasing out coal power
[News] “Japan, Time to End Coal” ad in the Financial Times: Japan’s continued backing of coal power has left it isolated among the G7
【Report】Japanese and Australian groups release report “Out of sight, out of mind: Impacts of Japanese use of Australian Coal”
【News】 With new shareholder resolution, Kiko Network calls for MUFG to strengthen climate measures
【Report】 Greenpeace Japan “JERA and Japan seek costly and dirty alternative to RE: Lengthening the lifeline of coal power in Japan”
Local Groups and Campaigns
Citizens are acting to stop the Kushiro Coal-fired Power Plant in Kushiro City, Hokkaido.
Citizens are acting to stop the Sendai Power Station, a coal-fired power plant in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture.
Citizens are acting to stop the construction of the only coal-fired power plant in Tokyo Bay, planned for Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture.
Citizens are acting to stop the construction of a coal-fired power plant in Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture.
Citizens are acting to stop the plan of a coal-fired power plant in Ube City, Yamaguchi Prefecture.