Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Wednesday that his government has no plans at present to build new nuclear power plants to meet its goal of achieving carbon neutral by 2050.
Jiji 4th Nov 2020 read more »
The Nuclear Regulation Authority said Tuesday its official website became inaccessible possibly due to cyberattacks. The incident comes a week after the regulatory body’s intranet had an unauthorized access from outside. According to the NRA, the government’s cybersecurity institute notified it of the website disruption on Tuesday afternoon. There was no abnormality when the NRA updated the website Monday evening, it said.
Japan Times 4th Nov 2020 read more »
Holtec International’s canister-based dry used fuel storage technology is set to be deployed in Japan following its signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy. Holtec said its technology provides an alternative option to the technologies currently used in Japan.
World Nuclear News 3rd Nov 2020 read more »