Updated June 30, 2017


  • Out of 42 reactors that are operable and potentially able to restart, only five have been restarted since Fukushima. 24 are in the process of restart approvals.
  • Japan's share of clean electricity fell from 34 percent to 16 percent between 2010 and 2015.
  • The increase in Japan’s CO2 from the power sector between 2010 to 2015 added nearly 18 million cars to the road.

Banner photo credit: Karl Baron