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Japan’s government – fading support for nuclear power

East Asia Forum 6th March 2021, Ten years after the world watched the explosions at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, Japan’s pro-nuclear advocates have lost policy
implementation power.

As part of the three-yearly energy policy review, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s government needs to decide on the electricity mix for 2030 this year — including the future of nuclear
power. But given the need to maintain safety standards and public opposition to building new reactors, Japan’s nuclear target is realistically constrained to no more than an 8–10 per cent share of projected power needs.

https://www.eastasiaforum.org/2021/03/06/waning-support-for-nuclear-power-10-years-after-fukushima/

March 8, 2021 - Posted by | Japan, politics

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