Japan

TABLE 1. ESTIMATED AVAILABLE ENERGY SOURCES

Fossil fuels Nuclear Renewables
Solid Liquida Gasa Uraniumb Hydro Other renewable
Total amount in specific units 9.26 71.30 3.25 23.31 49.56 10.88
Total amount in exajoules (EJ) —c —c —c —c —c —c

TABLE 2. ENERGY STATISTICS

2000 2010 2015 2017a Annual av. growth rate 2000–2017 (%)
Total energy consumption (EJ)b 22.71 22.00 20.02 20.09 -0.76
Solidsc 4.20 5.00 5.15 5.04 1.15
Liquidsc 11.16 8.86 8.14 7.83 -2.19
Gases 3.06 3.99 4.66 4.69 2.71
Nucleard 2.86 2.46 0.08 0.28 -13.53
Hydrod 0.75 0.72 0.73 0.71 -0.30
Other renewablesd 0.68 0.97 1.27 1.53 5.18
Total energy production (EJ) 4.48 4.34 2.20 2.64 -3.25
Solidsc 0.07 0.03 0.03 0.03 -4.20
Liquidsc 0.03 0.03 0.02 0.02 -2.20
Gases 0.11 0.15 0.11 0.12 0.71
Nucleard 2.86 2.46 0.08 0.28 -13.53
Hydrod 0.75 0.72 0.73 0.71 -0.30
Other renewablesd 0.68 0.95 1.23 1.48 5.00
Net imports (imports - exports) 18.46 17.73 17.81 17.42 -0.36
Stock change -0.24 -0.07 0.01 0.03

TABLE 3. INSTALLED CAPACITY, ELECTRICITY PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION

1980 1990 2000 2010 2015 2017 Annual av. growth rate 2000–2017 (%)
Capacity of electrical plants (GW(e))
Thermal 80.77 104.09 138.16 135.07 143.04 173.26 1.42
Nuclear 15.51 31.48 45.08 48.96 44.26 39.13 -0.88
Hydro 28.54 36.32 44.85 43.85 45.79 49.56 0.63
Wind —a —a 0.00 0.09 0.05 3.09 —a
Geothermal 0.13 0.24 0.50 0.50 0.47 0.47 -0.39
Other renewables —a —a —a 0.01 0.09 7.32 —a
Total 124.95 172.12 228.60 228.48 231.48 272.89 1.11
Electricity production (TW·h)
Thermal 317.7 446.6 526.9 553.3 675.7 777.6 2.5
Nuclear 82.0 201.4 321.3 288.2 9.4 31.3 -13.5
Hydro 84.5 88.1 89.3 74.2 74.9 87.9 -0.1
Wind —a —a 0.0 0.1 0.1 5.5 —a
Geothermal 0.9 1.5 3.1 2.5 2.4 2.1 -2.4
Other renewables —a —a —a 0.0 0.1 8.7 —a
Totalb 485.5 737.6 940.7 918.2 762.4 913.3 -0.2
Total electricity consumption (TW·h)c 575.1 847.4 1054.8 1148.1 1039.4

TABLE 4. ENERGY RELATED RATIOS

1980 1990 2000 2010 2015 2017
Energy consumption (GJ/capita)a 136 160 180 173 156 157
Electricity consumption (kW·h/capita) 4915 6880 8352 8990 8120 8355
Electricity production/energy production (%) 83.4 85.5 84.3 96.4 172.1 146
Nuclear/total electricity (%)b 16.9 27.3 34.2 31.4 1.2 3.4
Ratio of external dependency (%)c 84.4 81.7 80.3 80.3 89.0 86.9

TABLE 5: STATUS AND PERFORMANCE OF NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS AS OF 31. DECEMBER 2018

Reactor Unit Type Net
Capacity
[MW(e)]
Status Operator Reactor
Supplier
Construction
Date
First
Criticality
Date
First Grid
Date
Commercial
Date
Shutdown
Date
UCF
for
2018
FUKUSHIMA-DAINI-1 BWR 1067 Operational TEPCO TOSHIBA 1976-03-16 1981-06-17 1981-07-31 1982-04-20 0.0
FUKUSHIMA-DAINI-2 BWR 1067 Operational TEPCO HITACHI 1979-05-25 1983-04-26 1983-06-23 1984-02-03 0.0
FUKUSHIMA-DAINI-3 BWR 1067 Operational TEPCO TOSHIBA 1981-03-23 1984-10-18 1984-12-14 1985-06-21 0.0
FUKUSHIMA-DAINI-4 BWR 1067 Operational TEPCO HITACHI 1981-05-28 1986-10-24 1986-12-17 1987-08-25 0.0
GENKAI-2 PWR 529 Operational KYUSHU MHI 1977-02-01 1980-05-21 1980-06-03 1981-03-30 0.0
GENKAI-3 PWR 1127 Operational KYUSHU MHI 1988-06-01 1993-05-28 1993-06-15 1994-03-18 70.8
GENKAI-4 PWR 1127 Operational KYUSHU MHI 1992-07-15 1996-10-23 1996-11-12 1997-07-25 52.6
HAMAOKA-3 BWR 1056 Operational CHUBU TOSHIBA 1983-04-18 1986-11-21 1987-01-20 1987-08-28 0.0
HAMAOKA-4 BWR 1092 Operational CHUBU TOSHIBA 1989-10-13 1992-12-02 1993-01-27 1993-09-03 0.0
HAMAOKA-5 BWR 1325 Operational CHUBU TOSHIBA 2000-07-12 2004-03-23 2004-04-30 2005-01-18 0.0
HIGASHI DORI-1 (TOHOKU) BWR 1067 Operational TOHOKU TOSHIBA 2000-11-07 2005-01-24 2005-03-09 2005-12-08 0.0
IKATA-3 PWR 846 Operational SHIKOKU MHI 1990-10-01 1994-02-23 1994-03-29 1994-12-15 99.7
KASHIWAZAKI KARIWA-1 BWR 1067 Operational TEPCO TOSHIBA 1980-06-05 1984-12-12 1985-02-13 1985-09-18 0.0
KASHIWAZAKI KARIWA-2 BWR 1067 Operational TEPCO TOSHIBA 1985-11-18 1989-11-30 1990-02-08 1990-09-28 0.0
KASHIWAZAKI KARIWA-3 BWR 1067 Operational TEPCO TOSHIBA 1989-03-07 1992-10-19 1992-12-08 1993-08-11 0.0
KASHIWAZAKI KARIWA-4 BWR 1067 Operational TEPCO HITACHI 1990-03-05 1993-11-01 1993-12-21 1994-08-11 0.0
KASHIWAZAKI KARIWA-5 BWR 1067 Operational TEPCO HITACHI 1985-06-20 1989-07-20 1989-09-12 1990-04-10 0.0
KASHIWAZAKI KARIWA-6 BWR 1315 Operational TEPCO TOSHIBA 1992-11-03 1995-12-18 1996-01-29 1996-11-07 0.0
KASHIWAZAKI KARIWA-7 BWR 1315 Operational TEPCO HITACHI 1993-07-01 1996-11-01 1996-12-17 1997-07-02 0.0
MIHAMA-3 PWR 780 Operational KEPCO MHI 1972-08-07 1976-01-28 1976-02-19 1976-12-01 0.0
OHI-3 PWR 1127 Operational KEPCO MHI 1987-10-03 1991-05-17 1991-06-07 1991-12-18 79.1
OHI-4 PWR 1127 Operational KEPCO MHI 1988-06-13 1992-05-28 1992-06-19 1993-02-02 63.8
ONAGAWA-2 BWR 796 Operational TOHOKU TOSHIBA 1991-04-12 1994-11-02 1994-12-23 1995-07-28 0.0
ONAGAWA-3 BWR 796 Operational TOHOKU TOSHIBA 1998-01-23 2001-04-26 2001-05-30 2002-01-30 0.0
SENDAI-1 PWR 846 Operational KYUSHU MHI 1979-12-15 1983-08-25 1983-09-16 1984-07-04 65.0
SENDAI-2 PWR 846 Operational KYUSHU MHI 1981-10-12 1985-03-18 1985-04-05 1985-11-28 63.5
SHIKA-1 BWR 505 Operational HOKURIKU HITACHI 1989-07-01 1992-11-20 1993-01-12 1993-07-30 0.0
SHIKA-2 BWR 1108 Operational HOKURIKU HITACHI 2001-08-20 2005-05-26 2005-07-04 2006-03-15 0.0
SHIMANE-2 BWR 789 Operational CHUGOKU HITACHI 1985-02-02 1988-05-25 1988-07-11 1989-02-10 0.0
TAKAHAMA-1 PWR 780 Operational KEPCO WH/MHI 1970-04-25 1974-03-14 1974-03-27 1974-11-14 0.0
TAKAHAMA-2 PWR 780 Operational KEPCO MHI 1971-03-09 1974-12-20 1975-01-17 1975-11-14 0.0
TAKAHAMA-3 PWR 830 Operational KEPCO MHI 1980-12-12 1984-04-17 1984-05-09 1985-01-17 72.8
TAKAHAMA-4 PWR 830 Operational KEPCO MHI 1981-03-19 1984-10-11 1984-11-01 1985-06-05 70.0
TOKAI-2 BWR 1060 Operational JAPCO GE 1973-10-03 1978-01-18 1978-03-13 1978-11-28 0.0
TOMARI-1 PWR 550 Operational HEPCO MHI 1985-04-18 1988-11-16 1988-12-06 1989-06-22 0.0
TOMARI-2 PWR 550 Operational HEPCO MHI 1985-06-13 1990-07-25 1990-08-27 1991-04-12 0.0
TOMARI-3 PWR 866 Operational HEPCO MHI 2004-11-18 2009-03-03 2009-03-20 2009-12-22 0.0
TSURUGA-2 PWR 1108 Operational JAPCO MHI 1982-11-06 1986-05-28 1986-06-19 1987-02-17 0.0
OHMA BWR 1325 Under Construction EPDC H/G 2010-05-07
SHIMANE-3 BWR 1325 Under Construction CHUGOKU HITACHI 2007-10-12
FUGEN ATR HWLWR 148 Permanent Shutdown JAEA HITACHI 1972-05-10 1978-03-20 1978-07-29 1979-03-20 2003-03-29
FUKUSHIMA-DAIICHI-1 BWR 439 Permanent Shutdown TEPCO GE/GETSC 1967-07-25 1970-10-10 1970-11-17 1971-03-26 2011-05-19
FUKUSHIMA-DAIICHI-2 BWR 760 Permanent Shutdown TEPCO GE/T 1969-06-09 1973-05-10 1973-12-24 1974-07-18 2011-05-19
FUKUSHIMA-DAIICHI-3 BWR 760 Permanent Shutdown TEPCO TOSHIBA 1970-12-28 1974-09-06 1974-10-26 1976-03-27 2011-05-19
FUKUSHIMA-DAIICHI-4 BWR 760 Permanent Shutdown TEPCO HITACHI 1973-02-12 1978-01-28 1978-02-24 1978-10-12 2011-05-19
FUKUSHIMA-DAIICHI-5 BWR 760 Permanent Shutdown TEPCO TOSHIBA 1972-05-22 1977-08-26 1977-09-22 1978-04-18 2013-12-17
FUKUSHIMA-DAIICHI-6 BWR 1067 Permanent Shutdown TEPCO GE/T 1973-10-26 1979-03-09 1979-05-04 1979-10-24 2013-12-17
GENKAI-1 PWR 529 Permanent Shutdown KYUSHU MHI 1971-09-15 1975-01-28 1975-02-14 1975-10-15 2015-04-27
HAMAOKA-1 BWR 515 Permanent Shutdown CHUBU TOSHIBA 1971-06-10 1974-06-20 1974-08-13 1976-03-17 2009-01-30
HAMAOKA-2 BWR 806 Permanent Shutdown CHUBU TOSHIBA 1974-06-14 1978-03-28 1978-05-04 1978-11-29 2009-01-30
IKATA-1 PWR 538 Permanent Shutdown SHIKOKU MHI 1973-09-01 1977-01-29 1977-02-17 1977-09-30 2016-05-10
IKATA-2 PWR 538 Permanent Shutdown SHIKOKU MHI 1978-08-01 1981-07-31 1981-08-19 1982-03-19 2018-05-23 0.7
JPDR BWR 12 Permanent Shutdown JAEA GE 1960-12-01 1963-08-22 1963-10-26 1965-03-15 1976-03-18
MIHAMA-1 PWR 320 Permanent Shutdown KEPCO WH 1967-02-01 1970-07-29 1970-08-08 1970-11-28 2015-04-27
MIHAMA-2 PWR 470 Permanent Shutdown KEPCO MHI 1968-05-29 1972-04-10 1972-04-21 1972-07-25 2015-04-27
MONJU FBR 246 Permanent Shutdown JAEA T/H/F/M 1986-05-10 1994-04-05 1995-08-29 2017-12-05
OHI-1 PWR 1120 Permanent Shutdown KEPCO WH 1972-10-26 1977-12-02 1977-12-23 1979-03-27 2018-03-01 0.0
OHI-2 PWR 1120 Permanent Shutdown KEPCO WH 1972-12-08 1978-09-14 1978-10-11 1979-12-05 2018-03-01 0.0
ONAGAWA-1 BWR 498 Permanent Shutdown TOHOKU TOSHIBA 1980-07-08 1983-10-18 1983-11-18 1984-06-01 2018-12-21 0.0
SHIMANE-1 BWR 439 Permanent Shutdown CHUGOKU HITACHI 1970-07-02 1973-06-01 1973-12-02 1974-03-29 2015-04-30
TOKAI-1 GCR 137 Permanent Shutdown JAPCO GEC 1961-03-01 1965-05-04 1965-11-10 1966-07-25 1998-03-31
TSURUGA-1 BWR 340 Permanent Shutdown JAPCO GE 1966-11-24 1969-10-03 1969-11-16 1970-03-14 2015-04-27
Data source: IAEA - Power Reactor Information System (PRIS).
Note: Table is completely generated from PRIS data to reflect the latest available information and may be more up to date than the text of the report.