Japan's first hydro plant wins U.S. award for 125-year history

Sep 13, 2016

Japan's first hydro plant wins U.S. award for 125-year history

Japan's first commercial hydroelectric plant has won a coveted Milestones award by a U.S.-based organization for its contribution to local modernization, the Kyoto Municipal Government and Kansai Electric Power Co. said. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, which recognizes historic achievements in the field ...

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, a ...

Fukui governor OKs reactor restarts at Takahama plant

Dec 22, 2015

Fukui governor OKs reactor restarts at Takahama plant

Fukui Gov. Issei Nishikawa gave the go-ahead Tuesday for Kansai Electric Power Co. to restart the No. 3 and No. 4 reactors at its Takahama plant on the Sea of Japan coast. The utility is looking to restart unit 3 in late January and unit ...