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Consequences of Japan’s Energy Market Reforms Not Easy to Predict: What will result from rearranging the count...

Consequences of Japan’s Energy Market Reforms Not Easy to Predict: What will result from rearranging the count...

This April 1st will be no laughing matter for Japan’s 10 regional power suppliers. The Japanese government has chosen All Fools Day to start the second phase of its energy reforms: the liberalization of the electricity retail market. The third phase, the unbundling of transmission and distribution from the generation of electricity, is to follow in 2020. The first phase got under way last April when the government established the Organization for Cross-regional Coordination of Transmission Operators (OCCTO ), an independent institution to promote and coordinate wide-area operations. “It is OCCTO’s job to plan how to lay out an efficient transmission network across the country,” Hiroshi Ohashi, professor of economics at the University of Tokyo, told IEEE Spectrum . “It must also decide how much reserve power each region should have, as well as write up new rules governing t...

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