Japanese government urges families to save power by huddling around one television. Photo: Shutterstock
Japanese government urges families to save power by huddling around one television. Photo: Shutterstock
Japan

Huddle around the TV to save power, Japanese families are told by government

  • Government’s appeal comes after energy crunch in March nearly brought blackouts to the capital, and as tight supplies are expected throughout the summer and next winter
  • Previously, Tokyo residents were urged to watch an hour less TV a day, switch off rice cookers and refrain from using heaters on toilet seats until winter

Japanese government urges families to save power by huddling around one television. Photo: Shutterstock
Japanese government urges families to save power by huddling around one television. Photo: Shutterstock
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