On March 27, the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) released its Decommissioning Midterm Action Plan 2020, describing the main work processes to be conducted in the decommissioning of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) through the end of 2031 or so.
- 10 February, 2020 NRA Exchanges Views with Tohoku Electric President, Who Says Major Turning Point Is Approaching Toward Restart
- 10 February, 2020 Nuclear Reform Monitoring Committee Cites Major Progress at TEPCO, Giving High Marks to Its State of Improvement on Priority Issues
- 16 January, 2020 Japan’s Nuclear Power Plant Capacity Factor Stood at Just 21.4 Percent Last Year
- 25 December, 2019 ANRE Committee Clarifies Options for Treated Contaminated Water at Fukushima Daiichi NPPs, Viewing Both Offshore and Vapor Release Favorably
- 13 December, 2019 NRA Approves Decommissioning Plans for Kansai EP’s Ohi-1 and-2
- 29 November, 2019 NRA Issues Draft Review Report: Onagawa-2 Meets New Regulatory Standards
- 10 September, 2019 Kyushu Electric Power Files Decommissioning Plan for Genkai-2 and Seeks Change to Genkai-1 Plan, with Work on Both to Proceed Simultaneously
- 4 September, 2019 White Paper on Nuclear Energy Features Decommissioning, Accumulation of Technology as “Great Assets” for the Future
- 29 August, 2019 TEPCO to Decide Fate of Kashiwazaki Kariwa Units 1 to 5 Five Years after Restarting Units 6 and 7
- 29 August, 2019 TEPCO, Chubu Electric Power, Hitachi, Toshiba Considering Joint Business for BWRs
- 9 August, 2019 NRA Exchanges Views with President Sakamoto of RFS, Which Pledges to Make Its Utmost Efforts
- 8 August, 2019 TEPCO Decides to Decommission All Four Fukushima Daini Units
- 2 August, 2019 Tohoku Electric Power Applies for Approval of Onagawa-1 Decommissioning Plan
At its regular meeting on February 26, the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) of Japan finalized the results of its examination of the Onagawa-2 Nuclear Power Plant (NPP, BWR, 825MW), owned and operated by the Tohoku Electric Power Co., for compatibility with new regulatory standards. It then issued permission to the power utility to make changes to the reactor installation (i.e., basic design approval).