Japan to cut 25% greenhouse gas emissions by 2020

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013 - 14:56

Tokyo: Reflecting the rising demand for clean energy internationally, an energy summit was recently organised in Tokyo under the aegis of Gas One, Japan`s gas supplying company.

Over 700 people from various corporate establishments attended the summit.

Elated at the response to the event, Takehiko Kawamoto, President, Gas One, said Japan at the UN leaders` meeting committed 25 per cent cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 when Olympics are due to be held in Tokyo.

He added that to Gas One appreciates the Ene Farm technology of Toshiba where a user can generate and store electricity from their homes.

It reduces carbon emission by 48 per cent and lighting and heating costs by 26 per cent.

Kawamoto also mentioned that they`ve have build 400 big gas stations across the country to store and supply gas and to keep social life safe during natural calamity.

ANI



First Published: Friday, September 20, 2013 - 14:55

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