On October 10, the Shikoku Electric Power Co. filed an application with the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) of Japan for approval of its decommissioning plan for the Ikata-2 Nuclear Power Plant (PWR, 566MWe). The power company also submitted requests to Ehime Prefecture and Ikata Town under the nuclear safety agreements that it has concluded with those governments for their preliminary agreements to the plan.
- 28 September, 2018 NRA Approves Review Report Finding Tokai-2 NPP Compatible with New Regulatory Standards
- 28 September, 2018 Hiroshima High Court Rules to Allow Ikata-3 to Restart
- 13 September, 2018 NRA Chairman Rebuts Idea that Hokkaido Blackouts Could Have Been Averted Had Tomari NPPs Been Restarted
- 6 July, 2018 NRA Draft Report: Tokai-2 NPP Complies with New Regulatory Standards
- 4 July, 2018 Court of Second Instance Approves Operation of Ohi NPPs
- 15 June, 2018 Fukushima Daini NPPs to Be Decommissioned as Well
- 30 May, 2018 Shikoku Electric Power Applies to Install Spent Fuel Dry Storage Facility for Operation in 2023
- 18 May, 2018 Council of Local Governments with Atomic Power Stations Asks National Government to Clarify Policy
- 11 May, 2018 JAIF, KAIF Hold Joint Forum on Nuclear Power Plant Safety and Decommissioning, Sharing Latest Knowledge and Information
- 11 May, 2018 [JAIF Press Briefing] World Nuclear Capacity at Record High for Third Year in a Row
- 10 May, 2018 Ohi-4 NPP Restarted, Kansai EP to Lower Rates 4%
- 29 March, 2018 Ikata-2 NPP to Be Decommissioned – Would Not be Profitable Beyond Forty Years
- 23 March, 2018 Seventh NPP Restarted: Genkai-3
On September 27, President Akio Takahashi of the Japan Atomic Industrial Forum (JAIF) gave his regular press briefing.