10 Apr '12, 11am

UK firms could assist #Fukushima clean up #nuclear

Following the accident at the Tokyo Electric Power Company’s Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station, Japan appreciates the UK’s heartfelt assistance and measured response. As an increasing number of countries around the world are expressing interest in nuclear energy to reduce carbon emissions and provide low-cost, secure energy supplies which can contribute to a sustainable energy future, the UK expects Japan to continue to play an important role in nuclear safety, non-proliferation and peaceful use of nuclear energy globally. Japanese companies’ technical expertise in new plant design and construction, and the UK’s decommissioning and waste-management experience and technology make civil nuclear co-operation particularly mutually beneficial. Japan and the UK emphasise the importance of continuous efforts to enhance nuclear safety. Both countries reaffirm their commitme...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/pn12_045/pn12_...

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