Challenged by Rubble, TEPCO Completes Removal of Spent Fuel Assemblies from Pool at Fukushima Daiichi-3 NPP
On February 28, the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) announced that it had completed removal of 566 spent fuel assemblies from the Unit 3 spent fuel pool at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs).
- 26 February, 2021 Marking the Tenth Anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi Accident
- 25 February, 2021 Registration Opens for the 54th JAIF Annual Conference
- 24 February, 2021 FEPC Chairman Explains Response to Earthquake off Fukushima
- 17 February, 2021 Site for Spent Fuel Intermediate Storage Facility Outside Fukui Prefecture to Be Determined by End of 2023
- 5 January, 2021 New Year’s Greeting by JAIF Chairman Imai
- 10 December, 2020 Japan’s NRA Recognizes Compatibility of JNFL’s MOX Fuel Fabrication Plant with New Regulatory Standards, Approving Changes
- 3 December, 2020 MHI Launches New Strategy to Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2050
- 26 November, 2020 JAIF Releases Results of Fact-finding Survey of Japanese Nuclear Industry for Fiscal 2019: Some Effects Seen of COVID-19
- 24 November, 2020 Japan’s Energy Supply and Demand in Fiscal 2019 Shows CO2 Emissions Down for Sixth Year in a Row
- 24 November, 2020 NUMO Accepts Applications from Two Municipalities to Conduct Literature Surveys, Moving Closer Toward Selecting HLW Final Disposal Site
- 16 November, 2020 Kyushu Electric Power Starts Operating Facilities at Sendai-1 NPP Designed for “Specific Severe Accident” Response—First Time in Japan
- 13 November, 2020 Japan’s NRA Approves Changes to Mutsu Recyclable-Fuel Storage Center after Confirming Regulatory Compliance
- 13 November, 2020 Keidanren Announces New Growth Strategy Supporting Advanced Reactor Development
On February 26, the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) announced that it had resumed operation of its research reactor—the Japan Research Reactor No. 3 (JRR-3), with a maximum thermal output of 20 MW—in Tokai Village, Ibaraki Prefecture.