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Power & Renewables

Asia Pacific April 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Asia Pacific

Japanese demand for power fell by 6% in December year on year largely due to milder weather. Oil-fired thermal generation saw the largest year on year decline of 60% in December, while coal-fired generation declined by 3% year on year. Japan’s nuclear power output increased by 155% year on year in December 2018. The increase in nuclear generation is expected to weigh on the country’s demand for LNG. Imports of LNG were down by 10% in the first two months of 2019 compared with the...