The damaged building housing Fukushima's No 4 reactor. Two reactors survived. (photo: dpa)

Fukushima analysis provides safety lesson for world’s nuclear operators

The truth about the Fukushima disaster has taken a long time to emerge, because Japan's 'nuclear village' controlled the flow of information. It is now clear that there was a meltdown, but that two reactors were saved because they had - almost by accident - an independent emergency electricity supply. This could be a valuable lesson for other countries. This is the second in a five-part series of reports examining the facts and implications of the Fukushima disaster for the use of nuclear energy worldwide.

MORE than a year after the Fukushima disaster in Japan in March 2011, we now have a thorough understanding of what actually happened.

Three of th...

Unlock the report
8.95 EUR
Secure, instant payment by credit card
Dr. Stefan Lippert
The truth is that reactors Nos 5 and 6 remained intact, even though they were damaged to the same extent as the other four by the earthquake and tsunami
read more about it in the report
Who will benefit?
  • Report is targeted to the decision makers in cross country manufacturing – suppliers, manufacturers, logistics.
  • Also considered useful for the administrative university facilities, to better understand the possible effects of current decisions.
By clicking "I Agree" below, you acknowledge that you accept our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions. Feel free to check out our policies anytime for more information.
I agree