Japan Needs Nuclear as Main Energy, Mori Says

Japan Needs Nuclear as Main Energy, Mori Says

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A car drives on the bridge leading to Kansai Electric Power Co.'s Mihama nuclear power station in Mihama town, Fukui prefecture, Japan. Reactors in Fukui prefecture accounted for about 45 percent of Kansai Electric’s total power generation in the year ended March 31, while renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power account for only 1 percent, according to the utility’s website.