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The uncertain future of renewable energy

Asia News Network writers discuss the future of renewable energy. Here are excerpts.

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Securing stable energy sources is a long-term challenge for Japan. The potential for innovative new technologies must be pursued. Public and private investment must be increased for that purpose.

Ms Sanae Takaichi, the Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy, has expressed her intention to formulate a research and development strategy for nuclear fusion, which is expected to be a clean energy source for the future.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 24, 2022, with the headline The uncertain future of renewable energy. Subscribe