Hokuriku Electric seeks Shika reactor restart

Aug 12, 2014

Hokuriku Electric seeks Shika reactor restart

Hokuriku Electric Power Co. applied Tuesday for regulatory safety checks on the No. 2 reactor at its Shika nuclear power plant in Ishikawa Prefecture. The company wants to restart the reactor to improve its earnings as the suspension of nuclear plants has sent fuel ...

Aug 5, 2014

Restart of Sendai reactors unlikely before winter

Kyushu Electric Power Co. said Tuesday it won’t be able until late September or October to submit documents necessary for regulatory safety checks of two of its nuclear reactors. This means it is unlikely that reactors 1 and 2 at the nuclear power station ...

Jul 18, 2014

More needed than NRA safety nod

Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority has effectively given the green light for restarting an idled Kyushu Electric nuclear power plant in Kagoshima Prefecture under safety standards updated a year ago. After a period of public comment and local government approvals, two reactors of the plant, ...