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Japan to review plans to abandon nuclear power

Last Updated: Friday, December 28, 2012, 18:05

The new government in Japan has announced it will review planned nuclear power phase-out proposed by the previous administration.

Japan’s plan to ‘phase out nuke power by 2030’ seems ‘vulnerable’

Last Updated: Monday, December 17, 2012, 13:10

Japan’s recently compiled energy strategy aimed at phasing out nuclear power by the 2030s seems to be vulnerable as it is likely to be revised under the next govt.

Oi nuclear plant`s No 4 reactor begins generating power

Last Updated: Saturday, July 21, 2012, 13:24

The No 4 reactor at the Oi nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture on Saturday started generating and transmitting electricity.

Crowds rally in Tokyo for end to nuclear power

Last Updated: Monday, July 16, 2012, 17:43

Japan ordered all its nuclear power plants shut down for safety inspections after last year`s March tsunami and quake.

More leaks found at crippled Japan N-plant

Last Updated: Friday, February 03, 2012, 23:14

Leaks of radioactive water have become more frequent at Japan`s crippled N-power plant after it was declared basically stable.

Japan's Tepco set for $13 bn bailout: sources

Last Updated: Thursday, January 26, 2012, 09:44

The owner of Japan's stricken nuclear reactor, Tokyo Electric Power Co, will agree to be taken over by the government in a near-$13 billion bailout, sources said on Thursday, even as the country debates the future of nuclear power.

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy hit by cyberattacks

Last Updated: Monday, September 19, 2011, 20:20

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has been hit by cyberattacks with fears that its data on nuclear power plants or military-related products has been leaked, a newspaper reported Monday.

Japan should not be dependent on nuclear power: PM

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 16:28

Japan`s Prime Minister denied he was considering calling a snap election over energy policy.

Japan to continue using nuclear power: PM

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 18:28

Japan`s PM announced that reactors would be allowed to resume operations if they are deemed safe.

Japan eyeing more nuclear power plants

Last Updated: Thursday, March 25, 2010, 21:01

Japan is considering plans to increase the number of nuclear power plants in the country as a measure to help combat global warming while accelerating efforts to secure energy resources abroad.