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Two Japanese companies, Marubeni and Osaka Gas, have announced plans to team up with Peru LNG for a study of synthetic methane production in Peru.
Japan is considering steps to conserve natural gas supplies amid fears of a potential disruption. This week it emerged that Tokyo may ask households and businesses to cut back on gas usage when supply is tight.
Global supply chains, currently heavily concentrated in China, should be diversified, says the IEA in a new special report. This would help ensure a secure transition to net-zero emissions.
Nuclear is set to make a "comeback," with capacity forecast to double between 2020 and 2050 from 413 GW to 812 GW, the IEA said.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for austerity in electricity consumption and suggested scaling down power production amid rising fuel prices triggered by the ongoing war in Ukraine.