On March 14, the Ohi-3 (PWR, 1180MWe) of the Kansai Electric Power Co. (Kansai-EP) resumed operation, followed by the Genkai-3 (PWR, 1180MWe) of the Kyushu Electric Power Co., on March 23. That brings the total number of the country’s nuclear power plants clearing the new post-2011 safety regulations to seven.
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- 5 September, 2017 Strongly Protest Nuclear Test by North Korea
- 28 July, 2017 Commentary on Publication of National Map of Scientific Characteristics Regarding Geological Disposal of HLW
- 7 June, 2017 Welcoming Diet Approval of the India-Japan Civilian Nuclear Agreement
- 7 April, 2017 Fukushima Prefecture Evacuation Orders Partially Lifted: Expectations for a Speedier Improvement of Conditions for Residents to Return Home
- 28 March, 2017 Court Overturns Injunction Stopping Operation at Takahama NPPs
- 23 January, 2017 Promoting Cooperation with the U.K. on Decommissioning and New Build
- 28 December, 2016 Expectations of CO2 Emission Reduction Through Use of Nuclear Power
- 22 December, 2016 Thoughts on the Decommissioning of the FBR Monju
- 16 December, 2016 Looking Forward to Technological and Personnel Development to Support Future Reactor Decommissioning: Ways to Get the Younger Generation Interested
- 11 November, 2016 Welcoming the Signing of the Japan-India Civilian Nuclear Agreement: Contributing to Solutions to Climate Change
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- 18 May, 2016 Toward the Development of Young Nuclear Engineers and Researchers Capable of Acting Globally
At today's meeting of the Nuclear Regulation Authority of Japan (NRA), commissioners approved a report concerning the results of the safety inspections made on Units 6 & 7 at the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plants, owned and operated by the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO). The inspections were being made to confirm the reactors' conformity to new regulatory standards, in the form of an application for permission to make changes made to installations at a nuclear power facility.