Dec 27, 2016

Shikoku Electric submits plan to scrap reactor at Ikata plant

Shikoku Electric Power Co. asked the Ehime Prefectural Government on Monday to approve a decommissioning plan for the No. 1 reactor at its Ikata nuclear power station. The company is required to gain consent under a nuclear safety agreement. The power supplier also filed ...

Nov 22, 2016

NRA says weak steel components not used in Japan nuclear plants

The Nuclear Regulation Authority says potentially weak steel components manufactured by a Japanese company have not been used in domestic nuclear facilities, after its French counterpart ordered reactors that used the company’s parts to be checked. The NRA determined at a regular meeting Tuesday ...