Researchers have presented an alternative nuclear reactor – one that floats on water. Although floating nuclear reactors at sea have some benefits, there are concerns with surrounding marine life and terrorism threats in the context of a post-Fukushima world.
The terrible Fukushima nuclear accident has not stopped Japan from revamping its safety measures and restarting its nuclear reactors. Thirty-five years after its far less terrible Three Mile Island accident, the US still hesitates to embrace nuclear power
The web-based journalist is one of the few in Japan who continue to visit the region around Fukushima and give a voice to those who have been affected.
Japanese automakers are exploring electric vehicle-to-building systems that could provide backup power in the case of outages. Electric car power could also help large companies reduce energy costs.
As Japan moves forward with its energy future after the Fukushima disaster, it tries to balance stable electricity with public safety. Will Japan return to nuclear energy?