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Fukushima clean-up costs increase

Japan's government has given a revised estimate as to the cost of cleaning up radioactive contamination associated with the Fukushima nuclear incident in 2011.

Advanced coal power planned for Fukushima

Joint ventures have been formed in Japan with the purpose of developing advanced coal-fired power plants.

Tepco looks for government aid amid fears of bankruptcy

The President of Tokyo Electric Power Co Holdings (Tepco) has requested what he referred to as â€Ëœstructural assistance' in helping the company decommission the ill-fated Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor power plant.

Three Tepco executives to face trial over Fukushima incident

Three former Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) executives were indicted on Monday for failing to take safety measures to prevent the nuclear disaster at Fukushima Daiichi plant in 2011, a Tokyo District Court official said.

Siemens participates in massive Qatari power plant

Siemens has received an order to supply six gas turbines, four steam turbines and ten generators for a new combined-cycle gas-fired power generating facility in Qatar, which is set to provide 25 per cent of the nation's power.

IAEA releases final Fukushima report

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) this week released its final, comprehensive report on Japan's 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.

Two coal-fired power plants set for Fukushima

Five Japanese firms have joined forces to construct two coal-fired power plants in Fukushima.
Japan's Sendai nuclear power plant

Japan restarts Sendai unit 1 nuclear reactor

Japan today restarted its first nuclear reactor since the nation's fleet was idled following 2011's Fukushima Daiichi accident.

Japan moves forward with nuclear restart

The world's largest nuclear power plant is one step further toward restarting this week with an announcement by Japan's nuclear regulator that two of the plant's reactors have been placed on a priority list for the necessary safety screening.

Fears grow over labour shortage at Fukushima nuclear plant

A labour shortage could be in the works for the decommissioning crew at Japan's Fukushima No 1 nuclear power plant, analysts have warned, potentially putting the project at risk.