• Kyodo


Nuclear power may generate considerably less of Japan’s electricity in 2030 than it did before the Fukushima nuclear disaster — but more than a target set shortly after that crisis began, sources close to the matter said.

The industry ministry is looking to set a target for nuclear power generation in 2030 of 20 to 22 percent of total electricity production, the sources said on Thursday. The ratio in fiscal 2010 was 28.6 percent.

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