Kansai Electric seeks mid-May restart for two Fukui reactors

Apr 25, 2017

Kansai Electric seeks mid-May restart for two Fukui reactors

Kansai Electric Power Co. said Tuesday it will seek to restart its two idled reactors in Fukui Prefecture starting in mid-May. Shigeki Iwane, the utility’s president, presented the plan at the Takahama plant during a meeting with Fukui Gov. Issei Nishikawa. “It is correct ...

Aug 17, 2016

Kansai Electric starts removing fuel from Takahama reactor No. 4

Kansai Electric Power Co. on Wednesday began removing fuel assemblies from the No. 4 reactor at its Takahama nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture. The removal is the result of a preliminary injunction issued in early March by the Otsu District Court in neighboring Shiga ...

Halted Kansai Electric reactor placed in cold shutdown

Mar 2, 2016

Halted Kansai Electric reactor placed in cold shutdown

Kansai Electric Power Co. has placed a nuclear reactor at its Takahama plant in a state of cold shutdown to investigate why the automatic safety shutoff was triggered earlier this week, the utility said Wednesday. The No. 4 reactor at the nuclear power plant ...