Opening: 00AM - 24PM
News - Nuclear Energy Institute

Latest news for the nuclear energy industry as it works to preserve nuclear plants, make regulations smarter, provide the next-generation of reactors, and compete globally. Nuclear Energy Institute.

Get Price
Homepage - World Nuclear News

Nuclear must be part of a fossil-free future, but the industry first needs to address the cost of constructing new reactors, Magnus Hall, CEO of Swedish utility Vattenfall AB, told delegates attending World Nuclear Association Symposium 2019 in London. Energy & Environment 06 September 2019

Get Price
Japan Nears Nuclear Restarts—but how much and how fast ...

Dec 04, 2014 · Roughly a year since all of its nuclear reactors came offline, Japan has begun seeing rising momentum towards a nuclear restart. In early November, two reactors at the Sendai Nuclear Power Station in Kagoshima Prefecture received much needed consent to resume operation from its host prefecture governor, taking them a step closer for an actual restart.

Get Price
The History of Nuclear Power in Fukushima | Nippon

Aug 05, 2019 · In July 2019, Tokyo Electric Power Company made the decision to decommission the second of its Fukushima nuclear power plants, bringing a formal end to the nuclear power .

Get Price
'The Energy of a Bright Tomorrow': The Rise of Nuclear ...

It was hardly an auspicious time for a nuclear power program. But, the immediacy of the Lucky Dragon crisis aside, nuclear power appeared to Japanese leaders as the only viable long-term option for the production of sufficient electricity for the country.

Get Price
Nuclear power in Japan - Academic Dictionaries and ...

Nuclear energy was a national strategic priority in Japan, but there has been concern about the ability of Japan's nuclear plants to withstand seismic activity.The Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant was completely shut down for 21 months following an earthquake in 2007.. Following an earthquake, tsunami, and the failure of cooling systems at the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant on March 11 ...

Get Price
Japan should scrap nuclear reactors after Fukushima, says ...

1 day ago · All of Japan's 54 reactors were shut down after a giant tsunami caused a triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March 2011. Nuclear power accounted for about 30% of ...

Get Price
New environment minister says Japan should stop using ...

Sep 12, 2019 · Japan's newly installed environment minister, Shinjiro Koizumi, wants the country to close down nuclear reactors to avoid a repeat of the Fukushima catastrophe in 2011.

Get Price
Nuclear power comeback in Japan impacting LNG imports ...

Yet a resurgence of nuclear power in Japan will likely cut into its LNG imports this year, according to a new report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Last year, Japan restarted five ...

Get Price
Nuclear Energy - The New York Times

Sep 06, 2019 · News about nuclear energy and the 2011 nuclear crisis in Japan. News about nuclear energy and the 2011 nuclear crisis in Japan. Sections Home Search Skip .

Get Price
How Japan's Junichiro Koizumi went from nuclear backer to ...

Eight years after the March 11, 2011, nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, Koizumi is back in the spotlight, trying to harness the public's growing distrust of nuclear ...

Get Price
Japan and the Future of Nuclear Power Plants, Our Views ...

For Japan, with over 50 nuclear facilities, the burden of importing carbon based fuels was much lower since the 1970s when it embarked on a nuclear program. Japan and France were two countries that embraced nuclear power over the past 50 years, but now uncertainties are changing the path.

Get Price
Six Years After Fukushima, Robots Finally Find Reactors ...

Nov 19, 2017 · FUKUSHIMA DAIICHI NUCLEAR POWER PLANT, Japan — Four engineers hunched before a bank of monitors, one holding what looked like a game controller. They had spent a month training for what they ...

Get Price
Nuclear Energy Stages A Comeback In Japan | OilPrice

Nuclear energy in Japan may be making a significant comeback, it is just not going to be able to meet the government's lofty production goals for 2030, according to a recent Reuters report. The ...

Get Price
Japan and Germany Hysterically Race to Shut Down Nuclear ...

2 days ago · Japan – a nation which became the world's 3 rd largest economy due largely to its commitment to advanced scientific and technological progress and early embrace of nuclear power, has lost much of the energy self-sufficiency it once enjoyed when 25% of its electricity came from nuclear which today has fallen to 3%. Since the shutdown Japan ...

Get Price
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 ...

Get Price
Can Japanese industries survive without nuclear power in ...

The safety of nuclear power is actually very high. Fukushima was an extremely rare event that had low casualties. The advantages of nuclear power is that is doesn't add CO2 to the environment. Look at France, it gets 70% of its power from nuclear which is clean, non-CO2 producing, energy. Solar power could actually be more fatal than nuclear power:

Get Price
Japan and Germany Hysterically Race to Shut Down Nuclear ...

2 days ago · Japan – a nation which became the world's 3 rd largest economy due largely to its commitment to advanced scientific and technological progress and early embrace of nuclear power, has lost much of the energy self-sufficiency it once enjoyed when 25% of its electricity came from nuclear which today has fallen to 3%. Since the shutdown Japan ...

Get Price
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 ...

Get Price
Japan 2018 -

Nine electric power companies operate commercial light water reactors, and another company is a producer and wholesaler of electricity generated from nuclear power in Japan. Regarding the training of nuclear power plant operators in Japan, both BWR and PWR groups have their own training centres.

Get Price