Special measures to address difficulty paying electricity and gas charges

Last updated: 17 November 2022

In 2020, the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry requested to electric and gas companies to take flexible measures- such as postponing payment of charges for both households and companies facing difficulties in paying electricity and gas bills due to effects of the COVID-19 crisis. 

These special measures were extended on 25 February 2022, in answer to the global energy price crisis.

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