Fukushima owner blocked from restarting other reactors

The owner of the Fukushima nuclear plant TEPCO has been blocked from restarting reactors at another plant by Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) according to reports. Japan has been nuclear free since September, when the last of its reactors was shutdown. Referring to a request by TEPCO to restart reactors at the plant for a […]

Fukushima owner applies to restart other nuclear plant

The owner of Fukushima nuclear power plant wants to restart one of its other power stations. This week Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) announced it will “promptly apply” for permission to adapt its Kashiwazaki-Kariwa power station (pictured) to the new safety standards. It said safety measures at Kashiwazaki-Kariwa have been “stringently reviewed”, particularly to check […]