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3 August, 2020

On Taking Office as JAIF President

Let me introduce myself. I am Shiro Arai, the newly appointed president of the Japan Atomic Industrial Forum, Inc. I heartily offer my greetings to you in my new position.

The energy environment continues to change radically, with the long-term outlook uncertain. The low energy self-sufficiency rate of Japan—a country poor in natural resources while heavily dependent on imports—makes energy a matter of national security, even as we must maintain and enhance measures to deal with global warming, an increasingly serious issue. Nuclear power can play a great role in that, as it is a key base-load power source that can provide large amounts of power in a stable fashion, while advancing efforts to deal with global warming. Only nine nuclear power plants are now in service in Japan, a number insufficient to demonstrate the true value of nuclear power. The domestic nuclear industry must strive to make the most efficient use of its existing reactors by restart...more
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