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Japan Nuclear Energy

Japan's Last Nuclear Reactor Switched Off

Agence France Presse | Shingo Ito | Posted 11.16.2013 | Green

Japan went nuclear-free on Monday as it switched off its last operating reactor for an inspection, with no date scheduled for a restart amid strong pu...

More Than 100,000 Protest Nuclear Power

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2012 | World

By Aaron Sheldrick TOKYO, July 16 (Reuters) - More than 100,000 anti-nuclear protesters marched through central Tokyo on Monday to voi...

Japan Unlikely To Exit Nuclear Power

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2012 | World

By Linda Sieg TOKYO, May 25 (Reuters) - Japan is leaning toward a policy of halving nuclear power's share of electricity supply from ...

Japan Heading for Energy Death Spiral?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.30.2012 | World
Steve Clemons

Nobuo Tanaka realizes that there is a legitimate debate to be had about the safety and management of Japan's nuclear energy facilities, but that a total rejection of nuclear energy will send Japan over a cliff as deindustrialization is triggered by energy shocks.

Setsuden Poised to Replace Nuclear Power in Japan

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 10.04.2011 | World
Jeffrey Rubin

If the present pattern of indefinite shutdowns of nuclear reactors after maintenance inspections continues, Japan could effectively be nuclear-free by next spring.