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Asian nuclear outlook remains positive

Nuclear power capacity is expanding in most Asian markets as Japanese restarts gather momentum and China accelerates growth Nuclear power capacity is expanding in most Asian markets as Japanese restarts gather momentum and China accelerates growth.
By Andrew Walker 14 December 2017 0 28778
East Asia nuclear power outlook.

Japan

Japan’s nuclear restart process has been slower than many experts anticipated, with just five reactors operational at the end of 2017. Two reactors at the Ohi plant were given the green light in late November and will restart in the first half of 2018. Four more reactors have been approved by the Nuclear Regulation Authority and could be brought online by 2020. This includes two at the Genkai plant and two at the Takahama plant. This would...