UK researchers offered £1m to collaborate with Japan on civil nuclear energy

Proposals must address one of the following topics: radioactive waste treatment, robotic and autonomous systems for decommissioning, fuel debris materials and decommissioning technology

Chinese official asks Japan’s Deputy PM to take a sip of Fukushima treated water

The call follows the Japanese Government’s decision to release more than one million tonnes of treated water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean

Japan to dispose of 1.2m tonnes of Fukushima nuclear power plant water into the ocean

Japan’s Prime Minister said disposal of treated water is an ‘unavoidable issue’

Fukushima – 10 years on…

Today marks the ten year anniversary of the Fukushima disaster that rocked the world – what happened, what were its impacts and how does the future look?

Toshiba unveils ‘world’s largest hydrogen plant’ in Fukushima

The new facility can produce as much as 1,200m3 of hydrogen per hour which will be used to stabilise the electricity grid and boost the use of renewables

Could these new materials help clean-up Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear plants?

UK engineers worked with scientists in Ukraine to develop the materials that can simulate those obstructing decommissioning efforts at the nuclear disaster sites

Tsunami-hit Fukushima to become renewable energy hub

The region, which was the site of the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and subsequent nuclear accident, could become home to 11 solar power plants and 10 wind power plants

Japan ‘to build 20GW of coal-fired capacity over next decade’

It will depend on how many suspended nuclear reactors resume operation

Nuclear waste
Japan struggles to relocate Fukushima nuclear waste

No other regions of Japan have agreed to accommodate toxic soil created in the 2011 meltdown

TEPCO ‘likely to decommission Fukushima Daini nuclear plant’

Its four reactors have been shut down since the nuclear accident at the neighbouring Fukushima Daiichi plant