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.
- 3 August, 2020 On Taking Office as JAIF President
- 3 August, 2020 Nuclear Energy Buyers Guide in Japan 2020-21 is now available
- 16 June, 2020 Toshiba ESS and Yokohama National University Boost Joint Research to Upgrade Heavy-Ion Cancer Therapy, Using Kanagawa Prefectural Facility
- 5 February, 2020 Interview with Two Experts: Former UKAEA Chair Says “Political Intentions Exist Behind Unfounded Fears and Rumors”
- 29 January, 2020 JAIF President Takahashi Gives Press Briefing, Describing Court Order Halting the Operation of Ikata-3 as “Regrettable”
- 27 November, 2019 JAIF Releases Results of Fact-Finding Survey of Japanese Nuclear Industry for Fiscal 2018
- 26 November, 2019 Hitachi Receives Order from Mayo Clinic to Build First Carbon Ion Treatment System in North America
- 25 November, 2019 Keidanren: Japan’s Commitment to Low-Carbon Society Shows NPP Restarts Helped Reduce CO2 Emissions in Fiscal 2018
- 3 October, 2019 Kindai University, Hayakawa Rubber Develop Easily-molded Radiation Shielding Material
- 29 August, 2019 TEPCO, Chubu Electric Power, Hitachi, Toshiba Considering Joint Business for BWRs
- 2 August, 2019 IEEJ’s 2020 Economic and Energy Outlook Compares Effects of Completing and Not Completing Anti-Terrorism Facilities at Japan’s NPPs
- 18 June, 2019 MHI Tests Anti-Explosion Robot for Plant Inspections, Capitalizing on Experience Gained in Nuclear Accidents
- 21 May, 2019 【52nd JAIF Annual Conference】 Environmental Activist Michael Shellenberger, a Pro-nuclear Convert, Meets the Press
The Japan Atomic Industrial Forum, Inc. (JAIF), jointly with nuclear industry representatives from the United States, Europe, UK and Canada, has submitted a video message to the “Platform for Redesign 2020”, an online platform on both the recovery from the global COVID-19 pandemic and measures dealing with climate change and other environmental issues.