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Japan’s new energy plan: less nuclear but not zero April 2014

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Cabinet approves energy plan to include nuclear.


New Basic Energy Plan confirms less but not zero nuclear in the energy mix. Specific figures in 2-3 years. Will allow restarts for reactors approved by regulator. Keeps Japan on track for 8-10 restarts by mid-2015. Promises a 2030 renewables target of at least 20% for announcement before COP21.