JAIF Holds General Assembly: Chairman Imai Welcomes JAIF’s Role as “Control Tower” to Strategically Develop Nuclear Human Resources
On June 18, the Japan Atomic Industrial Forum (JAIF) held its general assembly for FY18 (covering the period from April 2018 to March 2019) in Tokyo, at which a settlement of accounts for the previous fiscal year was submitted and appointments of officers upon the expiration of their previous terms were proposed; both were unanimously approved. The assembly participants were also given explanations of the FY17 business report and the FY18 business plan and budget.
- 20 June, 2018 New Association to Be Launched in July, with Ei Kadokami at the Helm
- 15 June, 2018 Fukushima Daini NPPs to Be Decommissioned as Well
- 12 June, 2018 Cabinet Approves FY2017 White Paper on Energy Policy, Including Overview from Mid-1800s to 2050
- 11 June, 2018 Nuclear Energy Buyers Guide in Japan 2018-19 is now available
- 4 June, 2018 TEPCO Opens Up Space in Common Pool at Fukushima Daiichi to Receive Spent Fuel from Unit 3
- 30 May, 2018 Shikoku Electric Power Applies to Install Spent Fuel Dry Storage Facility for Operation in 2023
- 29 May, 2018 JAIF President Sees HTGRs Carrying Japanese Technology to World, Helping to Secure Human Resources
- 28 May, 2018 ANRE Verifies Summer Electricity Supply and Demand Projections, Expecting 3% Reserve Capacity Margin in All Service Areas
- 28 May, 2018 JRI Projects 20% Lower Power Consumption in 2050 than in 2016
- 28 May, 2018 Committee Members Voice Opinions on Draft of Revised Strategic Energy Plan, Eyeing 2050
- 18 May, 2018 Draft of Revised Strategic Energy Plan Aims for Firm Implementation of 2030 Energy Mix, Eyeing 2050 As Well
- 18 May, 2018 Council of Local Governments with Atomic Power Stations Asks National Government to Clarify Policy
- 11 May, 2018 JAIF, KAIF Hold Joint Forum on Nuclear Power Plant Safety and Decommissioning, Sharing Latest Knowledge and Information
On June 18, Chairman Toyoshi Fuketa of Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) exchanged views in Tokyo with Governor Issei Nishikawa of Fukui Prefecture. The meeting was scheduled as an opportunity for the NRA to hear the wishes of the local municipality prior to the start of decommissioning of the prototype fast breeder reactor (FBR) Monju in Fukui Prefecture.