Mari Yamaguchi of AP News reports that Japan is considering developing new nuclear reactors.
- Nuclear energy in Japan has faced public scrutiny following the Fukushima meltdown in 2011, but this announcement could increase the country’s nuclear power generation.
- Japan has set net-zero by 2050 goals, a feat that will be easier to accomplish with carbon-free nuclear energy.
- The country is expected to invest in next generation technologies such as small modular reactors.
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