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  • Nuclear power in Japan - Wikipedia

    Prior to the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, Japan had generated 30% of its electrical power from nuclear reactors and planned to increase that share to 40%. Nuclear power energy was a national strategic priority in Japan. As of February 2019, there are 42 operable reactors in Japan. Of these, 9 reactors in 5 power plants are operating.

  • Is there a future for nuclear power in Japan? | The Japan ...

    Jul 16, 2019 · This is the third in a series of reports on Japan's energy policy. Nuclear power has been considered quite beneficial in every aspect of the so-called 3E's (energy security, economy and ...

  • How Nuclear Power Works | HowStuffWorks

    To some, nuclear energy offers a clean energy alternative that frees us from the shackles of fossil fuel dependence. To others, it summons images of disaster: quake-ruptured Japanese power plants belching radioactive steam, the dead zone surrounding Chernobyl's concrete sarcophagus. But what happens ...

  • List of Nuclear Power Plant in Japan ~ Nuclear Power Plants

    Mar 06, 2011 · This entry was posted on October 4, 2009 at 12:14 pm, and is filed under Nuclear Power Plant by Country.Follow any responses to this post through RSS.You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

  • Nuclear Power and Shifts in Japanese Public Opinion | The ...

    Dec 31, 2012 · In April 2011, about a month after the 3.11 disasters, Japan's Asahi Shimbun reported that opposition to nuclear power had changed fairly little. A 2007 poll established that 7% of Japanese wished to do away with nuclear power completely, 21% wished to decrease reliance, 53% wanted to maintain the current situation, and 13% wanted more ...

  • nuclear power - The Japan Times

    Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. will decommission the Fukushima No. 2 nuclear plant, its president, Tomoaki Kobayakawa, told Fukushima Gov. Masao Ochibori at a meeting Wednesday.

  • Japan disaster + Nuclear power | World | The Guardian

    The mayor of Okuma, home of the damaged nuclear power plant, has been in exile for eight years – here he writes about finally returning

  • Nuclear Power in Japan | Japanese Nuclear Energy - World ...