Research and Markets: Analyzing Nuclear Power in Japan 2013

Wed Mar 6, 2013 4:40am EST

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DUBLIN--(Business Wire)--

Research and Markets

( has
announced the addition of the "Analyzing Nuclear Power in Japan" report to their

Since 1973, nuclear energy has been a national strategic priority in Japan, as
the nation is heavily dependent on imported fuel, with fuel imports accounting
for 61% of energy production. In 2008, after the opening of 8 brand new nuclear
plants in Japan (2 on the Island of Hokkaido, 3 on Honshu, and 1 each on Kyushu,
Shikoku, and Tanagashima) Japan became the third largest nuclear power user in
the world with 53 nuclear reactors. 

The report - Analyzing Nuclear Power in Japan - by Aruvian's R'search, explores
the importance of nuclear power in today's world, with Section One being
dedicated to Understanding the Basics of Nuclear Power. The report looks at the
basics of the nuclear industry that is, how a plant works, analyzing and
understanding the fuel cycle, the various components which are involved in the
working of a nuclear power plant, and much more. Economics, issues and barriers,
and other such factors are also explored in-depth in this report.

Key Topics Covered:

A. Executive Summary 

Section 1: Understanding Nuclear Power 

B. Basics of the Nuclear Industry 

C. Profiling the Global Nuclear Power Industry 

D. Global Climate Change & Nuclear Power 

E. Challenges & Barriers to Nuclear Power 

F. Fukushima Nuclear Accident of 2011 

G. Future of the Nuclear Power Industry 

Section 2: Nuclear Power Industry in Japan 

A. Japan's Energy Reserves 

B. Governmental Scenario 

C. Analyzing Nuclear Power in Japan 

D. Non-Nuclear Weapons Policy in Japan 

E. Japan's Three-Non Nuclear Principles 

F. Case Study: US-Japan Joint Nuclear Energy Action Plan 

G. Analyzing the Major Nuclear Power Plants in Japan 

H. Major Nuclear Accidents in Japan 

I. Major Industry Players & Organizations 

J. Future Perspective for Japan's Nuclear Power Industry 

Section 3: Conclusion 

A. Appendix 

B. Glossary of Terms 

Companies Mentioned

* Chubu Electric 
* Chugoku 
* Hokkaido Electric Power Company 
* Hokuriku Electric Power Company 
* Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) 
* Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute 
* Japan Atomic Power Company 
* Japan Nuclear Fuel Limited 
* Japanese Atomic Energy Commission 
* Japanese Nuclear Safety Commission 
* Kansai Electric Power Company (KEPCO) 
* Kyushu Electric 
* Mitsubishi Heavy Industries / Atmea 
* Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA) 
* Power Reactor and Nuclear Fuel Development Corporation (PNC) 
* Shikoku Electric Power Company 
* Stop Rokkasho 
* The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) 
* Tohoku Electric 
* Toshiba

For more information visit

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Nuclear Power

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