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Sunday, 13 April 2014

Japan to restart 3/4 reactors

Japan in Depth / Govt energy plan offers no N-power details

The Yomiuri Shimbun

Ichiro Marutani and Hiroshi Tajima / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff WritersThe basic energy plan approved by the Cabinet on Friday did not present numerical targets on the future proportions of electricity sources such as nuclear power and renewable energy, while stipulating a policy to reactivate idle nuclear reactors.
The plan did not rule out the possibility of constructing new nuclear power plants and reactors.
The latest basic plan regards nuclear power plants as “an important base load power source” and presented a policy to restart nuclear reactors. But it did not include figures that specified how much electricity should come from nuclear power generation.
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