Japan will probably restart most nuclear reactors during 2013 and China accelerating shift to Gen III Nuclear reactors
Following are the company's goals for restarting the seven
reactors at the 8,212 megawatt plant, the world's biggest
nuclear complex by output. But it remains unclear if the
reactors would restart as scheduled, as the firm needs to have
the local governments' backing before restarting any of them.
Plant name No. MW Restart schedule Kashiwazaki-Kariwa 1 1,100 April 2013 Kashiwazaki-Kariwa 2 1,100 Sept 2015 Kashiwazaki-Kariwa 3 1,100 July 2014 Kashiwazaki-Kariwa 4 1,100 Feb 2015 Kashiwazaki-Kariwa 5 1,100 Oct 2013 Kashiwazaki-Kariwa 6 1,356 Dec 2013 Kashiwazaki-Kariwa 7 1,356 May 2013
2. Forbes - Because of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, China may free itself more quickly from reliance on imported nuclear-power technology, according to a Harvard scholar of global nuclear expansion.
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