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The Ikata nuclear plant began generating electricity Monday, ahead of its planned reconnection to the grid on Sept. 7, operator Shikoku Electric Power Co. said.

The plant in Ehime Prefecture is one of only two nuclear power stations currently operating in Japan, despite the government seeking to plug back into the energy source more than five years after the Fukushima crisis.

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