Tag: Fukushima

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Japan Looks at Ramping Up Nuclear Power to Ensure Energy Supply

August 24, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Japan’s prime minister said the country is prepared to restart more of its idled nuclear reactors, and look at building more power generation facilities with next-generation nuclear technology. The comments from Prime Minister Fumio Kishida during an Aug. 24 news […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

IAEA: Japan making progress on Fukushima water release plan

April 29, 2022

Via: Power Engineering

The U.N.’s nuclear watchdog said April 29 that Japan is making “significant progress” on its plans to release treated radioactive wastewater from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant next year. A team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency visited […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Fukushima Touched by Another Earthquake, Some Deficiencies Reported at Nuclear Plants

March 17, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake caused some deficiencies at two of the three nuclear power plants (NPPs) located in relatively close proximity to the fault, but it did not cause any safety concerns, according to Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA). The quake […]


Lessons Learned from Fukushima Nuclear Accident: Human Aspects Still Need Work

March 1, 2016

Via: Power Magazine

“The one thing that is most difficult to enhance is one of the most important components of a nuclear power plant and that is the people,” said William D. Magwood IV, director-general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s […]