Operating Rate of Nuclear Power Facilities in Japan

The operating rate of nuclear power facilities in Japan hit a 32-year low in May following the accident at the Fukushima No. 1 plant, industry data showed Monday.

The operating rate fell 21.2 percentage points from a year before to 40.9 pct, the lowest since 34.2 pct marked in May 1979, immediately after the Three Mile Island accident in the United States, the Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan said.

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