After Fukushima: Nuclear power in a new world

The nuclear industry appears to have weathered the political storm surrounding the March 2011 accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan. Yet the industry still faces challenges in regaining the confidence of regulators and the public trust. As it promotes nuclear power as a choice for the future, the sector’s long-term success hinges on whether it can build the capabilities needed to sustain operational competence and demonstrate a level of commitment needed to alleviate public concerns.