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11 January, 2018

JAIF Chairman Imai Calls Upon Domestic Nuclear Industry to Strengthen Cooperation Through Concerted Efforts

The Japan Atomic Industrial Forum (JAIF) held its annual New Year's Party on January 9 in Tokyo. Some 900 people from JAIF member companies and the Japanese government, as well as representatives of foreign embassies in Japan and elsewhere, gathered to mark the start of the new year and renew personal and professional friendships.

In his opening greeting, JAIF Chairman Takashi Imai referred to last year's efforts to restart nuclear power plants (NPPs) in the country. Mentioning the issuance in December of a temporary injunction by the Hiroshima District Court against the operation of the Ikata-3 (PWR, 890MWe), owned and operated by the Shikoku Electric Power Co., he expressed concern that the judgment of Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) had been reversed, but also stressed his expectation that a revised ruling would be made at the second hearing. Imai then noted that Kashiwazaki Kariwa-6 and -7 (both ABWRs, 1356MWe) of the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) had both cleared the NRA's examinations last month, confirming their compatibility with new regulatory standards—the first boiling water reactors (BWR...more
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