Mar 14, 2016

Kepco appeals injunction against Takahama reactors

Kansai Electric Power Co. said Monday it has filed an objection against a court injunction on running two reactors at its Takahama nuclear plant. It wants the ban lifted. The utility halted the No. 3 reactor at the plant in Fukui Prefecture on Thursday, ...

Dec 16, 2015

Evacuation plan compiled for residents around Takahama nuclear plant

The Cabinet Office and three western prefectures finalized an evacuation plan Wednesday for residents living within 30 kilometers of Kansai Electric Power Co.’s idled Takahama nuclear plant. The proposal is expected to be approved on Friday by the Nuclear Emergency Preparedness Commission that is ...

Mar 21, 2013

Takahama MOX fuel shipment in works

Kansai Electric Power Co. says its controversial plutonium-uranium mixed oxide fuel, or MOX, will soon be shipped from France to the Takahama power plant in Fukui Prefecture because the reprocessor is tired of storing it.