On September 16, Hitachi, Ltd., announced that it would end business operations on a multi-billion-dollar project to construct nuclear power plants (NPPs) in the United Kingdom. It made the decision considering that twenty months had already elapsed since the project was suspended in January 2019, and also because the investment environment has “become increasingly severe” due to the impact of COVID-19.
- 10 September, 2020 New Report Released on Nuclear Power’s Role in Dealing with Environment Issues
- 4 September, 2020 Japan’s NRA Says RFS’s Recyclable-Fuel Storage Center Is Compatible with Regulatory Standards
- 3 September, 2020 JAIF Issues Joint Video Message with Foreign Counterparts
- 27 August, 2020 METI Minister Kajiyama Stresses Importance of Realizing HLW Final Disposal
- 7 August, 2020 Nuclear Powered Ship Mutsu Designated as Special “Ship Heritage”
- 3 August, 2020 On Taking Office as JAIF President
- 3 August, 2020 Nuclear Energy Buyers Guide in Japan 2020-21 is now available
- 31 July, 2020 Thoughts on the Decision to Approve Changes to the Reprocessing Business
- 31 July, 2020 NRA Permits JNFL to Alter Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant, Its Having Complied with New Regulatory Standards
- 30 June, 2020 “Existing NPPs to Enter Age of 80-Year Operations” JAIF Annual Survey Says
- 16 June, 2020 Toshiba ESS and Yokohama National University Boost Joint Research to Upgrade Heavy-Ion Cancer Therapy, Using Kanagawa Prefectural Facility
- 8 June, 2020 NRA Grants Permission to Make Changes to Reactor Installation at HTTR under New Regulatory Standards
- 22 May, 2020 Sendai-2 Starts Periodic Inspection, with Due Date Imminent to Install Specific Safety Facilities
Japan’s Cabinet Office to Hold Virtual Side Event on Radiation Cancer Therapy at IAEA General Conference
On September 22 (1600-1710 Japan Standard Time), the Japan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC), part of Japan’s Cabinet Office, will hold a virtual side event entitled “Accelerated Progress of Radiation Oncology” at the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The side event is being prepared jointly with the National Institute for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology (QST).