No big boost to Japan energy use this summer -agency


TOKYO, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Japan can expect a sunny and warm summer this year, but well below sweltering temperatures in 2004 that pushed seasonal demand for gasoline and power close to record levels, the official weather forecaster said on Thursday. In a six-month forecast, the Meteorological Agency said temperatures in most areas of Japan would be normal or higher than normal during August, when gasoline sales and electricity demand typically peak. Average temperatures in Tokyo are 25.4 ...

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