Japan to buy Fukushima operator Tepco

Japan has agreed to buy Tokyo Electric Powr (Tepco), the operator of the Fukushima nuclear power plant which went into meltdown after the devastating earthquake and tsunami of 2011. Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Yukio Edano is said to have approved the business deal yesterday. According to reports the Government will take a […]

Last nuclear plant shuts down- what next for Japan?

Japan has been one of the world’s biggest nuclear powers for almost half a century. As of this weekend, the last plant in operation following the Fukushima disaster last year prepares to go offline. The Hokkaido electric power company is shutting down the No3 reactor at its Tomari plant for maintenance on Saturday, making the […]