With the Takahama nuclear plant shut down for maintenance, 80% of Japan’s nuclear power plants are now offline. 44 of Japan’s 54 nuclear power plants are now shut off. Fukui prefecture said they will not approve a restart without a new set of safety standards. Fukui is home to 11 nuclear plants. Between the needed approval of local governments, stress tests and decisions by METI, restarts of these reactors is not a sure thing. The permanent shut down is not guaranteed either.
Reuters has been keeping an ongoing tally of what reactors are offline.
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