Tag - chugoku-electric-power-co



Japan Times
Aug 10, 2018
Chugoku Electric Power Co. applies for safety check of new Shimane reactor
If approved, it would be the nation's first new reactor to go into operation since the 2011 Fukushima crisis.
Japan Times
Feb 14, 2018
Shimane Prefecture group delivers petition to Gov. Zenbei Mizoguchi opposing restart of Matsue reactor
A Shimane Prefecture-based citizens group delivered a petition signed by nearly 48,000 people opposed to the restart of a local nuclear reactor to Gov. Zenbei Mizoguchi on Tuesday.
Aug 3, 2016
Yamaguchi Prefecture renews license for new nuclear plant project
The prefectural government allows Chugoku Electric Power Co. to reclaim land for a new nuclear power plant, angering many.
Aug 15, 2014
Snake zapped; 4,900 Shimonoseki households hit by blackout
About 4,900 households have been hit by blackouts in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture, as a snake climbed up an electric pole and came in contact with a wire, Chugoku Electric Power Co. said Thursday.
Mar 28, 2014
Retiring Shimane reactor 'an option'
In a reversal, Chugoku Electric Power Co. President Tomohide Karita stated Thursday that retiring a 40-year-old reactor at the Shimane Nuclear Power Station is "an option."
Japan Times
Jan 6, 2014
Citizens seek nuclear-free Shimane
Shimane Prefecture citizens seeking to enact a local ordinance that would phase out nuclear power and develop renewable energy sources have collected more than 92,000 signatures of support from registered voters, well over the minimum needed to force the governor to introduce the ordinance to the prefectural...
May 15, 2011
Utility and opponents lock horns over planned N-plant
With the May 10 announcement by Prime Minister Naoto Kan of a fundamental review of nuclear power generation in Japan, the fate of 14 planned new reactors was necessarily thrown into doubt. However, neither ongoing events in Fukushima, nor news of the review, have changed the stance of the nation's electricity...


Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals