After Fukushima: The future of nuclear power in Asia

Before the nuclear disaster at Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant on March 11, 2011, just two years ago yesterday, Asia was seen as the nuclear powerhouse of the future, but in the immediate aftermath of the nuclear catastrophe there was much uncertainty about the industry’s Asian, and global, future.

Some analysts suggested that Asia’s nuclear renaissance was over while others remained cautiously optimistic about the region’s nuclear power future. But nearly two years after the Fukushima disaster, plans for nuclear power in Asia remain mostly in place.


Dr Vlado Vivoda discusses the various nuclear plans for countries in Asia. Read the whole story published in Asian Scientist here: