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SHIKOKU ELECTRIC

Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 2, 2021
Ehime nuclear reactor restarts after two-year halt
Shikoku Electric Power Co. restarted a nuclear reactor in Ehime Prefecture on Thursday that had been offline since December 2019 due to regular checks and a subsequent court injunction.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 18, 2021
District court orders suspension of Tokai nuclear plant north of Tokyo
The plant, which started commercial operations in 1978, has been idle as the utility works to meet stricter regulations established after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 27, 2020
Shikoku Electric won't appeal injunction over Ikata nuclear plant, for now
Shikoku Electric Power Co. said it won't appeal a high court injunction against operating the No. 3 reactor at its Ikata nuclear power plant in Ehime Prefecture, at least for the time being.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 17, 2020
Shikoku Electric again ordered to halt Ikata nuclear reactor over volcano risk
The court said the utility's preparations for eruptions that could endanger the plant were inadequate despite claims it would have plenty of advance warning.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 15, 2020
Work begins to remove spent MOX fuel at Ikata nuclear plant in Ehime
Shikoku Electric Power Co. has started removing nuclear fuel, including spent mixed-oxide (MOX) fuel, from a nuclear reactor in western Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 13, 2019
Shikoku Electric to remove fuel from Ikata nuclear reactor, a first since MOX work began in 1997
Shikoku Electric Power Co. said Thursday that it will suspend operations of the No. 3 reactor at its Ikata nuclear power plant on Dec. 26 for routine checkups and remove spent mixed-oxide (MOX) fuel from the reactor.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 15, 2019
Yamaguchi court rejects residents' call to halt last Ikata nuclear reactor in Ehime Prefecture
A district court on Friday rejected a plea by residents to halt a reactor at the Ikata nuclear power plant in Ehime Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 30, 2018
In rural towns like Shikoku's Ikata, the Japanese nuclear industry is making a quiet comeback
On a side street near a darkened Ikata shopping arcade full of abandoned storefronts, the Sushi Ko restaurant is unusually busy on a weekday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 15, 2018
Takamatsu High Court rejects calls from residents to halt Shikoku Electric's Ikata nuclear reactor
A high court Thursday rejected calls from local residents to suspend the operation of a nuclear reactor at Shikoku Electric Power Co.'s Ikata plant that was recently restarted.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 27, 2018
Shikoku Electric restarts Ikata nuclear reactor following failed court challenges
Shikoku Electric Power Co. restarts the No. 3 reactor at its Ikata nuclear power plant in Ehime Prefecture after a suspension of almost a year due to a high court order.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 28, 2018
Court rejects plea to halt reactor at Ehime's Ikata nuclear plant
A district court on Friday rejected a plea to halt Shikoku Electric Power Co.'s planned restart of a reactor at the Ikata nuclear power plant in western Japan.
JAPAN
Mar 27, 2018
Another aging nuclear reactor in western Japan to be scrapped
Shikoku Electric decided to shutter the reactor at its Ikata plant in Ehime Prefecture because safety investments would make it too expensive to keep in service.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal / FOCUS
Dec 14, 2017
Government and utilities shaken by high court challenge to public trust in Japan's nuclear authority
Wednesday's ruling by the Hiroshima High Court halting the planned restart of a nuclear reactor in Ehime Prefecture has cast doubt on the judgment of Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority — which had approved the restart under stricter post-Fukushima guidelines — shocking the government and utilities...
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 3, 2016
Nuclear-power advocate elected Ikata mayor in landslide
An advocate of atomic power plants has steamrolled his anti-nuclear rival in the Ikata, Ehime Prefecture, mayoral election, garnering more than seven times as many votes as his opponent.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 12, 2016
Shikoku MOX plant restarts amid outcry over fresh quake fears
Shikoku Electric restarts the Ikata No. 3 reactor on the narrow Sadamisaki Peninsula as protesters seek court injunctions over safety fears renewed by the quakes in Kyushu.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 5, 2016
Far-reaching quakes put Ehime's atomic evacuation plans in doubt
When two earthquakes of magnitude 6.5 and 7.3 struck Kumamoto Prefecture in April, the shock was felt not only in Kumamoto but also about 170 km away, in the small town of Ikata, Ehime Prefecture, home to a nuclear power plant.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 24, 2016
Japanese utility begins loading fuel at reactor for late July restart
Shikoku Electric Power Co. started loading nuclear fuel Friday into a reactor at its Ikata power plant, paving the way for a scheduled restart next month.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 10, 2016
40-year-old Shikoku reactor to be sixth unit scrapped under stricter safety regimen
Shikoku Electric Power Co. on Tuesday ended operation of a nearly 40-year old nuclear reactor in western Japan, making it the sixth unit to be scrapped under stricter safety regulations introduced after the 2011 Fukushima disaster started.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 5, 2016
Western Japan utilities plan nuclear safety tie-up to curb costs
In the first broad tie-up by major utilities in the region, four nuclear power plant operators in western Japan will join forces to strengthen safety measures and reduce costs.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 25, 2016
Safety upgrade costs spur Shikoku Electric to ditch plan to restart aging Ehime reactor
The utility will instead scrap reactor 1 of its Ikata nuclear complex in Ehime Prefecture, company sources said Friday.

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