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Fukui disaster drill for simultaneous atomic accidents ends

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 ...

May 10, 2017

Kepco eyes restarting Takahama reactor on May 17

Kansai Electric Power Co. is planning to reactivate an idled nuclear reactor on the Sea of Japan coast on May 17 at the earliest, sources close to the matter said Tuesday. The planned restart of the reactor 4 at the Takahama plant in Fukui Prefecture ...

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 ...