|  September 2, 2014  |  
Partly Cloudy   57.0F  |  Forecast »
Bookmark and Share Email this page Email Print this page Print Feed Feed

Japan's use of thermal generation is up since March 2011 due to nuclear plant outages

Energy Information
                    Administration (EIA) Logo - Need Help? 202-586-8800

TODAY IN ENERGY: Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Japan's use of thermal generation is up since March 2011 due to nuclear plant outages

Japan's use of thermal generation—the combination of electricity generated from natural gas, oil, and coal-fired plants—was up 40% for January-April 2012, compared to the same period in 2011. This is due to the earthquake and tsunami-related accident at Tokyo Electric Power Company's (TEPCO) Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and subsequent outages at other plants.

See graph and read more....

Add your comment:
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement