Let's save energy
!”: for the first time in seven years, the government calls on the Japanese to moderate their use of electricity during the summer.
This campaign opens as Tokyo lived for a week in fear of the blackout.
The mayor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike, had indeed placed her city on Monday "
alert to the shortage of electricity"
as the "
» of the electricity network was approaching 3%, the threshold below which supply is no longer guaranteed.
To avoid breakdowns, it asked its constituents to limit their consumption, in particular during the very energy-intensive period from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
No effort was too small for this former Minister of the Environment: limit the use of elevators and photocopiers, dim the lighting, do not use the iron or the kettle, cap the air conditioning at 28°C…
At the town hall, setting an example, civil servants worked in semi-darkness, their faces…
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