Apr 5, 2016

NRA begins checks on Ikata No. 3 reactor

The Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) on Tuesday started inspections on the No. 3 reactor of Shikoku Electric Power Co.’s Ikata nuclear power plant ahead of a planned restart in summer. If the checks go smoothly, Shikoku Electric plans to load nuclear fuel into the ...

Mar 23, 2016

Ikata reactor passes safety screenings

An idled nuclear reactor owned by Shikoku Electric Power Co. cleared safety screenings by the industry regulator on Wednesday, paving the way for its restart as early as July. The No. 3 unit of the Ikata plant in Ehime Prefecture will likely become the ...