JAPAN ATOMIC INDUSTRIAL FORUM, INC.

for Japanese
12 February, 2019

Kansai EP Reviews and Pushes Back Completion Dates for Safety Improvement Work at Three NPPs Granted Extended Lifetimes

On February 4, Japan’s Kansai Electric Power Co. (Kansai EP) announced changes to its work schedule for safety improvement measures being carried out at its Takahama-1 and -2 and Mihama-3 Nuclear Power Plants (PWRs), and reported the changes to Fukui Prefecture.

Mihama NPPsAll three units have already cleared safety examinations confirming their compatibility with the new regulatory standards and obtained governmental permission for extended operating lifetimes to sixty years, according to materials released by Kansai EP. According to the status report on work for safety improvement measures released by the power company, the scheduled completion dates for the two Takahama reactors, has been pushed back from August 2019 to May 2020 for Takahama-1 and from March 2020 to January 2021 for Takahama-2. Installation is now progressing of the shielding—the so-called top domes—at the upper part of the containment vessels at the two reactors. The extensions of some nine to ten months resulted from the need to ensure sufficient areas for equipment and materials ...more
SNS facebooktwitter

NPPs Map

Video

TEPCO Makes Contact with Debris at Fukushima Daiichi-2

15 February, 2019
TEPCO Makes Contact with Debris at Fukushima Daiichi-206:54

Recent News

15 February, 2019
TEPCO Makes Contact with Debris at Fukushima Daiichi-2
12 February, 2019
Kansai EP Reviews and Pushes Back Completion Dates for Safety Improvement Work at Three NPPs Granted Extended Lifetimes
12 February, 2019
Dismantling of Exhaust Stack at Fukushima Daiichi-1 and -2 to Start in May
4 February, 2019
Overview of Fact-Finding Survey of the Japanese Nuclear Industry 2017 (through March 2018)
1 February, 2019
JAEA Achieves 150 Hours of Continuous Hydrogen Production Toward Utilization of Heat from HTGRs
30 January, 2019
JAIF President Takahashi Regrets Freezing of Japanese Nuclear Power Project in the UK
30 January, 2019
In Anticipation of Next Year’s Olympics, Reception Held to Expand Sales of Fukushima Products
24 January, 2019
Hitachi President Alarmed about Future Human Resources as Company Freezes Project in Britain
11 January, 2019
At New Year’s Party, JAIF Chairman Imai Stresses Necessity of Securing and Fostering Nuclear Human Resources
11 January, 2019
Outlook for Energy Supply and Demand for Japan in Fiscal 2019 Sees Slower Adoption of Non-fossil Power Sources
▲TOP