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The Ikata reactor is the ninth at six nuclear power plants across Japan to be decommissioned after the 2011 disaster, not including the six at Tokyo Electric ... and additional spending to extend the operation of Oi units 1 and 2, with their unique structures requiring major work, could have expanded the ... economics
The No. 1 to No. 4 reactors (from top to bottom) at the Oi Nuclear Power Plant are seen from a Mainichi Shimbun helicopter, in Oi, Fukui Prefecture, on March 14, 2018. (Mainichi). The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry on March 26 basically approved expert committee conclusions calling for ... Japan

As of Thursday, only four of Japan's 42 functioning reactors were in operation. Nuclear-generated electricity used to account for about 30 per cent of the country's output before the Fukushima meltdown. On March 14, Kansai Electric Power reactivated Reactor III at the Oi Nuclear Power Station on the Sea ...
Jiji Press OI, Fukui (Jiji Press) — Kansai Electric Power Co. restarted the No. 3 reactor at its Oi nuclear power station in Fukui Prefecture on Wednesday, about 4½ years after the reactor was halted for routine checkups. The Oi reactor was the sixth to go back online under new regulatory standards ...
If South Korea's announcement is correct, then North Korea – which has so far been unwilling to address the nuclear issue in inter-Korean dialogue – is showing a new attitude by saying it has no reason to possess nuclear weapons if the military threat [against it] is ... By Kim Oi-hyun, Beijing correspondent.
The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Office of Investigations (OI) recently published its Office of Investigations Annual Report FY 2017, which provides an overview of OI's activities during the past fiscal year. Notably, the report reveals that the largest category of OI investigations continues to ...

Since the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) first nuclear test in 2006, the UN Security Council has adopted 10 related resolutions, with the latest banning over 90 per cent of the DPRK's foreign trade, limiting its imports of crude oil to under 4 million barrels a year, and shutting down its ...
The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Office of Investigations (OI) recently published its Office of Investigations Annual Report FY 2017, which provides an overview of OI's activities during the past fiscal year. Notably, the report reveals that the largest category of OI investigations continues to be ...
Issei Nishikawa agreed to the restart of the Oi No. 3 and 4 reactors, which are 26 and 24 years old, in early 2018. In return, he has requested that Kepco build a mid-term storage facility for spent nuclear fuel outside the prefecture. Kepco is expected to announce a candidate site for the facility next year.
FUKUI--Kansai Electric Power Co. has cleared all hurdles toward restarting two reactors at its Oi nuclear power plant early next year after gaining the consent of the prefectural governor here Nov. 27. The utility plans to resume operations of the No. 3 and No. 4 reactors in January and March, respectively.
OSAKA – The operator of the Oi nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture is considering scrapping two aging reactors at the complex as it may be too costly to make upgrades required to meet new post-Fukushima safety standards, a source said Tuesday. Kansai Electric Power Co. will make a final decision ...
FUKUI – The Fukui Prefectural Assembly on Thursday effectively gave the green light to restarting reactors 3 and 4 at the Oi nuclear power plant. By a majority vote, the full assembly adopted an opinion paper that implicitly assumes the reactors will be restarted. The final step in acquiring local consent rests ...
Jin Jingyi, a professor at Peking University and an expert on Korean Peninsula affairs, predicted that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's visit to China could lead to a breakthrough that immediately clears up the complicated problems facing North Korea and China, as has often happened in the past. ...
As Japan marked the seventh anniversary Sunday of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that triggered the nuclear disaster, reconstruction efforts have been making progress, but to a varying degree. Residents in disaster-stricken northeastern Japan have rebuilt their lives and infrastructure has been ...
The No. 1 to No. 4 reactors (from top to bottom) at the Oi Nuclear Power Plant are seen from a Mainichi Shimbun helicopter, in Oi, Fukui Prefecture, on March 14, 2018. (Mainichi). FUKUI, Japan (Kyodo) -- Kansai Electric Power Co. restarted Wednesday a reactor at its Oi plant on the Sea of Japan coast, ...
Trump's attempt, through Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, to prop-up the ailing coal and nuclear power generation sectors is denied. Consulting firm ICF International Inc. said consumers would have paid an additional $1-$4 billion/year if the Trump/Perry proposal would have moved forward. This is a victory ...
At a hastily arranged news conference Sunday, Miyashita said he confirmed with the central government, the prefecture and with Kepco that earlier media reports claiming that spent nuclear fuel from Kepco's Oi, Mihama and Takahama plants would likely be sent to Mutsu's interim storage facility were not ...

KEPCO had promised to move the fuel outside the prefecture when the Fukui prefectural government allowed the utility to restart two reactors at its Oi nuclear power plant. KEPCO President Shigeki Iwane has said that a facility will be secured by the end of 2018 to accept the fuel. According to the sources, ...
27, 2016, the Maizuru coast guard base was part of a drill that simulated an accident at a Fukui nuclear power plant. The drill involved evacuating residents within a 30-km radius. In November 2016, lawyers for a group of citizens trying to halt the restart of the Oi nuclear reactors submitted a document to the ...
In a landmark step toward the goal of lowering Japan's dependence on atomic energy, Kansai Electric Power Co. has decided to scrap the No. 1 and No. 2 reactors of its Oi nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture. The pair are the largest in output capacity of all 14 of the fleet of nuclear reactors in Japan that ...
Japan's stricter, post-Fukushima safety standards also require nuclear plant operators elsewhere to invest more time and money into safety measures. On Friday, Kansai Electric Power Co. announced that it would decommission two idle reactors at the Oi nuclear power plant in western Japan, citing the ...
The Nuclear Regulation Authority has approved the decommissioning of six reactors, not including the disaster-hit Fukushima Daiichi facilities. These have relatively small capacities of 300,000kW to 500,000kW. But the two Oi reactors each have a capacity of 1.18 million kilowatts. Nuclear energy cost an ...
After the Fukushima disaster, Japan set an age limit for nuclear reactors at 40 years. With special approval from regulators, the life span can be extended to 60 years. Oi's No. 1 reactor will turn 40 in March 2019, with the No. 2 reactor following that December. To continue using the first unit, the utility would ...
Issei Nishikawa agreed to the restart of the Oi No. 3 and 4 reactors, which are 26 and 24 years old, in early 2018. In return, he has requested that Kepco build a mid-term storage facility for spent nuclear fuel outside the prefecture. Kepco is expected to announce a candidate site for the facility next year.
Kansai Electric Power Co (KEPCO) said Friday it would decommission two aging nuclear reactors due to difficulty in ensuring safety, as the public remains wary about atomic energy after the 2011 Fukushima disaster. Kansai Electric's reactors No. 1 and No. 2 of the Oi plant in Fukui Prefecture will be ...
2 reactors at the Oi nuclear plant in Oi, Fukui Prefecture. Kansai Electric, based in Osaka, is expected to make the decision official at an extraordinary board meeting on Dec. 22. Each reactor has the capacity to generate 1.175 gigawatts. The smaller No. 1 to No. 3 reactors suffered meltdowns after the Great ...
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump criticized China on Thursday following reports that Chinese ships transferred oil to North Korean vessels at sea in violation of U.N. sanctions over the North's nuclear weapons program. Trump said on Twitter that China had been “Caught RED HANDED,” adding he ...
The nation's stricter, post-Fukushima safety standards also require nuclear plant operators elsewhere to invest more time and money into safety measures. On Dec. 22, Kansai Electric Power Co. announced that it would decommission two idle reactors at the Oi Nuclear Power Plant in western Japan, citing ...
Japanese utility Kansai Electric Power Company said Friday that it would cost too much to upgrade two units at the Oi nuclear power plant in central Japan and that the company had elected to decommission the two reactors, instead. Oi NPP The price tag for upgrades the two reactors, Oi units 1 and 2, ...
Zhang: When it comes to the North Korean nuclear issue, there's little disagreement between China ... By Kim Oi-hyun, Beijing correspondent.
When it comes to the North Korean nuclear issue, the two leaders are likely to need a thorough ... By Kim Oi-hyun, Beijing correspondent.
The Nuclear Regulation Authority on Oct. 18 decided to require utilities to install ... s Oi nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture to install filtered ...
Kansai Electric Power Co. looks set to pull the plug on two aging reactors at its Oi nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture on grounds it would ...
... told that Mr Samwell, a former lieutenant on Royal Navy nuclear submarines, ... I could hear Mike shouting 'oi, oi, no, oi, oi - not the f---ing car.
OSAKA – The operator of the Oi nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture is considering scrapping two aging reactors at the complex as it may ...
Reactors 1 and 2 at Kepco's Oi nuclear plant can each generate about 1.18 million kW, making them Japan's largest to be shut down besides ...
... are not entirely ruling out a fresh missile or a nuclear test that could elicit ... On Monday, the major positive was addition of open interest (OI) at the ... The 10,000 call has the highest OI at 43.65 lakh shares, fol lowed by the ...
FUKUI – The Fukui Prefectural Assembly on Thursday effectively gave the green light to restarting reactors 3 and 4 at the Oi nuclear power ...
The Nuclear Regulation Authority formally confirmed Wednesday that two reactors on the Sea of Japan have met safety standards, paving the ...
s Oi nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture meet the new stricter anti-disaster standards. In 2014, however, the Fukui District Court ordered the ...
Kansai Electric Power has been contemplating scrapping two aging nuclear reactors in Fukui Prefecture. Reactors No. 1 and No. 2 at the Oi ...
... North Korea's next move, after it tested a nuclear missile on September 3. ... the 10,000-strike call has seen the highest open interest (OI) of ...
France values China's position on resolving the issue of nuclear weapons on the Korean Peninsula ... By Kim Oi-hyun, Beijing correspondent.
3 reactors at the Oi Nuclear Power Plant are seen from a Mainichi helicopter in Fukui Prefecture. (Mainichi). The long-halted operation of the ...
... North Korea halting its development of nuclear weapons and missiles and South Korea and the US ... By Kim Oi-hyun, Beijing correspondent.
With nuclear threats off the table for now, Wall Street is breathing a sigh of relief. ... Peak put OI of roughly 8,000 contracts for the series puts the ...
“Both bands took a strong stance against the proliferation of nuclear ... The Sussed, an Oi! band from the early '90s, will play its first show in 20 ...
They include China National Nuclear Power's participation in a ... cutthroat competition in the Brazilian telecom market forced Oi to go bust with ...
After North Korea carried out a sixth nuclear test on Sept. 3, the leaders of China and Russia reaffirmed their support for the denuclearization of ...
The Kansai Electric Power Company also said it had plans to restart Units 3 and 4 at the Oi Nuclear Power Plant in Fukui Prefecture, ...


 

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