JAPAN ATOMIC INDUSTRIAL FORUM, INC.

for Japanese

ATOMS in JAPAN

24 April, 2015

Sendai-1 Expected to Return to Normal Operation in August

On April 23, the Kyushu Electric Power Co. explained the work schedules for its Sendai-1 and -2 Nuclear Power Plants at an evaluation meeting of Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA), held under new regulatory standards.

On March 18, the NRA, having approved Kyushu Electric Power’s applications for changes to reactor installations related to examinations of the compatibility of the units with the new regulatory standards, approved the plan for construction work at Unit 1. It began a pre-service inspection of the reactor on March 30.

According to the schedule for major work, fuel assemblies will be loaded into Sendai-1 in June. The reactor will be started in July, after which constant operation will be conducted at rated thermal output. The reactor will then be returned to normal operation in August, if all goes as planned.

As for Sendai-2, its construction plan is expected to be approved in May, to be followed by a pre-service inspection.

Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

SNS facebooktwitter

NPPs Map

Video

“The current situation at Fukushima Daiichi NPS” -From 3.11 toward the future- (ver, July 2019)

8 July, 2019
“The current situation at Fukushima Daiichi NPS” -From 3.11 toward the future- (ver, July 2019)09:17

Recent News

8 November, 2019
EU to Ease Restrictions on Japanese Food Imports, Though Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga Asserts Japan Will Work Toward Their Full Elimination
28 October, 2019
OCCTO’s Electricity Supply and Outlook for Winter Sees Capacity Reserve Margin of 3 Percent Nationwide
23 October, 2019
Symposium with Students Held in Tsuruga City on Future Research and Test Reactors
17 October, 2019
JAIF Holds Women’s Symposium, with Presentations by Weathercaster and Professor
7 October, 2019
Fukushima Joban Products Fair Begins, Featuring Seafood Sent Directly to Restaurants in Tokyo-Yokohama Area
3 October, 2019
Kindai University, Hayakawa Rubber Develop Easily-molded Radiation Shielding Material
30 September, 2019
MEXT Minister Shares His Hopes with the Press, Seeking to Secure Human Resources Together with Universities
19 September, 2019
Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy Attends Opening Ceremony of Japan Booth at IAEA General Conference
19 September, 2019
At 63rd IAEA General Conference, Japanese Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy Stresses Need for Science-based Discussions on Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Measures
10 September, 2019
Symposium in Tokyo Looks at Taiwanese Energy Situation, and Discusses Fear and Misinformation about Foods Sourced in Fukushima
▲TOP