Aug 12, 2014

Power output in Japan fell for fourth straight month in July

The amount of electricity generated and purchased by the nation’s 10 major regional power suppliers in July dropped 3.9 percent from a year before to 79.95 billion kilowatt-hours, down for the fourth consecutive month, an industry group said Tuesday. The drop reflected a slump ...

Apr 13, 2013

Nuke plant utilization rate fell to 3.9% in 2012

The utilization rate of nuclear power plants plunged another 19.8 percentage points in fiscal 2012 to a negligible 3.9 percent from the year before, setting a record low for the second straight year, industry data showed Friday. It was the first time the annual ...