Kansai Electric seeks mid-May restart for two Fukui reactors

Apr 25, 2017

Kansai Electric seeks mid-May restart for two Fukui reactors

Kansai Electric Power Co. said Tuesday it will seek to restart its two idled reactors in Fukui Prefecture starting in mid-May. Shigeki Iwane, the utility's president, presented the plan at the Takahama plant during a meeting with Fukui Gov. Issei Nishikawa. "It is correct that (Kansai ...

Halted Kansai Electric reactor placed in cold shutdown

Mar 2, 2016

Halted Kansai Electric reactor placed in cold shutdown

Kansai Electric Power Co. has placed a nuclear reactor at its Takahama plant in a state of cold shutdown to investigate why the automatic safety shutoff was triggered earlier this week, the utility said Wednesday. The No. 4 reactor at the nuclear power plant in ...

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 chaired ...