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 ...

Fukui governor OKs restart of two reactors at Oi plant

National Nov 27, 2017

Fukui governor OKs restart of two reactors at Oi plant

Fukui Gov. Issei Nishikawa on Monday gave the go-ahead for Kansai Electric Power Co. to restart two reactors at its Oi power plant. With Fukui also hosting Kansai Electric's Takahama plant, where two reactors have already resumed operation, restarting the units at the Oi complex ...

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

National 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 ...

National 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 ...