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Nuclear Power Generation

Nuclear power generation is the key base-load power source and will continue to play an important role in contributing to stable supply and help to deal with global environmental issues.

Nuclear Power Plants in Japan

As of September 2015, 43 commercial nuclear reactors are in operation with a total installed capacity of 42,048 MW.

Mechanism of Nuclear Power Generation

There are generally two types of reactors in Japan, BWR and PWR.

Safety Measures at Nuclear Power Plants

Multiple safety measures are taken at all the stages of design, construction and operation of nuclear power plants.

Overview of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station accident

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station was attacked by a huge tsunami caused by Tohoku Pacific Ocean earthquake on March 11, 2011.

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