Each year, the Japan Atomic Industrial Forum, Inc. (JAIF) presents a survey titled “World Nuclear Power Plants.” This year's survey is compiled from data as of January 1, 2020 based on replies to questionnaires sent to electric power companies and nuclear-related organizations around the world.
- 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
- 15 May, 2020 NRA Issues Draft Review Report for Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant
- 30 April, 2020 Construction Begins of Next Generation Synchrotron Radiation Facility at Tohoku University, to Be Used for Fuel Cells and Pharmaceuticals
- 27 April, 2020 Superconducting-Coil Tokamak Plasma Test Device (JT-60SA) Installed at Naka Fusion Institute, with Plasma Generation to Begin in Autumn
- 17 April, 2020 Japan’s CO2 Emissions Fall 4.6% in FY18, Thanks in Part to Restart of NPPs
- 14 April, 2020 ANRE Begins Hearing from Concerned Parties on Handling of Treated Contaminated Water at Fukushima Daiichi NPPs
- 14 April, 2020 IAEA Issues Report Reviewing Treated Contaminated Water at Fukushima Daiichi NPPs, Praising Earlier ANRE Report
- 3 April, 2020 Minamisoma City Releases PR Videos about Plan to Become a “Robot Innovation City”
- 3 April, 2020 TEPCO Presents Ten-Year Decommissioning Midterm Action Plan for Fukushima Daiichi NPS
- 27 March, 2020 NRA Issues Draft Review Report for JAEA’s HTTR
- 25 March, 2020 Japanese Opinion Poll Finds That Views on Nuclear Power Turn Slightly Positive
- 16 March, 2020 Fukushima Hydrogen Energy Research Field Opens in Namie Town, with Hydrogen to Be Used in Tokyo Olympics
Toshiba ESS and Yokohama National University Boost Joint Research to Upgrade Heavy-Ion Cancer Therapy, Using Kanagawa Prefectural Facility
Three Japanese institutions—Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS), Yokohama National University (YNU) and the Kanagawa Prefectural Hospital Organization—will accelerate joint research toward the upgrade of apparatus using heavy particle beams for cancer therapy.