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Official Energy Central Community Manager of Generation and Energy Management Networks. Matt is an energy analyst in Orlando FL (by way of Washington DC) working as an independent energy...

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  • Nov 28, 2018 2:19 pm GMT

Japan restarted 5 nuclear reactors in 2018, with the latest being a 890 MW reactor at the end of October.

 After the Fukushima accident, Japan's entire nuclear fleet was suspended (resulting in greater dependence on LNG, oil, and coal imports due to Japan's lack of natural energy resouces), but the long-term goal is for nuclear share of generation to reach 20-22% by 2030.

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