Jun 17, 2014

Energy report calls for reliance on nuclear power

The government released an annual energy report Tuesday that called for a return to nuclear power generation, saying increasing fuel costs for thermal power and a surge in CO2 emissions are reasons why Japan should power up its idled reactors. The report reflects the ...

Aug 19, 2013

90% of utilities fail to meet carbon dioxide reduction targets

Nine of the nation’s 10 utilities failed to meet their self-imposed five-year targets for reducing carbon dioxide emissions by an average of 20 percent, an industry body said Monday. Their failure was caused mainly by the Fukushima nuclear disaster, which forced them to revert ...