The high-temperature gas-cooled reactor would be the ultimate decarbonized power source. It would produce green hydrogen while generating electricity.
The destruction of natural fields and woodlands and their important satoyama features can only be stopped by reinvigorating nuclear power.
Our goal is carbon neutrality (lowering greenhouse gas emissions to virtually zero), and there is more than one path towards this. ーToyota President Akio Toyota.
Aside from carbon neutrality policies, changing customer priorities and sluggish sales due to the pandemic are also cited as reasons.
Without it, the Kansai region’s electricity reserve will decline, putting wide regions at risk of power outages.