Fukui disaster drill for simultaneous atomic accidents ends

National Aug 26, 2018

Fukui disaster drill for simultaneous atomic accidents ends

A nuclear disaster drill for simultaneous accidents at the Oi and Takahama nuclear power plants in Fukui Prefecture ended Sunday after mobilizing 21,000 people. It was the first disaster response drill designed for serious simultaneous accidents at multiple plants since the Fukushima nuclear crisis in ...

Loading of fuel assemblies begins at Oi plant's No. 4 reactor

National Apr 8, 2018

Loading of fuel assemblies begins at Oi plant's No. 4 reactor

Kansai Electric Power Co. has started work to load nuclear fuel into reactor 4 at its Oi nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture. The operation, which started Sunday, to place 193 uranium fuel assemblies in the reactor is to be completed by Wednesday. Kansai Electric aims ...

Kepco brings No. 3 reactor at Fukui plant back online

National Mar 14, 2018

Kepco brings No. 3 reactor at Fukui plant back online

Kansai Electric Power Co. on Wednesday restarted a reactor at its Oi plant on the Sea of Japan coast, located close to two other units already online, amid lingering safety concerns following the 2011 Fukushima disaster. It is the first time that multiple nuclear reactors ...