Nuclear revival: Japan to re-launch six reactors in 2013

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Japan’s major supplier of nuclear power generating equipment, France’s Areva group, has announced Tokyo’s plans to restart six reactors by the end of 2013. The other reactors will be restarted later – except the Fukushima-type made in the US.

In addition to two reactors already put back into operation in Japan “there could be half a dozen reactors that will restart by the end of the year,” the Chief Executive Officer of the French state-owned nuclear group announced at a press conference.

“I think two-thirds of reactors will restart” within several years, specified future plans Areva’s CEO Luc Oursel.

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