JAPAN ATOMIC INDUSTRIAL FORUM, INC.

for Japanese
2 August, 2019

IEEJ’s 2020 Economic and Energy Outlook Compares Effects of Completing and Not Completing Anti-Terrorism Facilities at Japan’s NPPs

At its regular meeting on July 23, the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ) released a report entitled “Economic and Energy Outlook of Japan for FY2020,” referring to the fiscal year that will begin in April 2020.

Using a reference scenario based on world economic trends in 2019-20, the report addresses three issues: The completion of construction of facilities to respond to specific severe accidents (so-called “anti-terrorism facilities”) at the country's nuclear power plants (NPPs) and the accompanying delays in restarting them. Soaring crude oil prices due to geopolitical risks in the Middle East. The effects of trade wars on global energy supply and demand. Japan’s power companies have been given a five-year grace period to build anti-terrorism facilities, starting from the time their work plans for the plants themselves are approved. If they fail to complete the facilities by then, they will be ordered by the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) of Japan to suspend operation of the ...more
SNS facebooktwitter

NPPs Map

Video

“The current situation at Fukushima Daiichi NPS” -From 3.11 toward the future- (ver, July 2019)

8 July, 2019
“The current situation at Fukushima Daiichi NPS” -From 3.11 toward the future- (ver, July 2019)09:17

Recent News

16 August, 2019
Two-day International Forum on Decommissioning Fukushima Daiichi Focuses on Coexistence and Co-prosperity with Local Communities
16 August, 2019
Proponents for Above-ground HLW Management Lose in Chiba University Debate
9 August, 2019
NRA Exchanges Views with President Sakamoto of RFS, Which Pledges to Make Its Utmost Efforts
9 August, 2019
IRID Symposium Held in Fukushima, with Students Explaining Their Research on Fuel Debris Removal
8 August, 2019
TEPCO Decides to Decommission All Four Fukushima Daini Units
8 August, 2019
JAERO President Masumoto Reports to JAEC on Activities and Accumulation of Knowhow in the 50 Years since Establishment
2 August, 2019
Tohoku Electric Power Applies for Approval of Onagawa-1 Decommissioning Plan
2 August, 2019
IEEJ’s 2020 Economic and Energy Outlook Compares Effects of Completing and Not Completing Anti-Terrorism Facilities at Japan’s NPPs
1 August, 2019
JAEC Chairman Oka Remembers IAEA Director General Amano
1 August, 2019
NRA Deliberates Response by Takahama NPPs against Potential Tsunamis Caused by Underwater Landslides
▲TOP