IEA chief calls Japan's 22% nuclear energy policy 'realistic'

Sep 3, 2015

IEA chief calls Japan's 22% nuclear energy policy 'realistic'

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Fatih Birol, newly installed executive director of the Paris-based International Energy Agency, has said the nation’s energy policy following the Fukushima meltdowns provides a “realistic and balanced outlook,” underscoring the importance of continued use of nuclear power in the country. In its future energy ...

Nov 4, 2013

Japan needs set number of reactors to stay competitive: ex-IEA chief

Japan should maintain a certain number of nuclear power plants to sustain its industrial competitiveness, former International Energy Agency Executive Director Nobuo Tanaka has said. Asked about the government’s basic energy program due out later this year, Tanaka, now special adviser to the Institute ...