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Fukushima Touched by Another Earthquake, Some Deficiencies Reported at Nuclear Plants

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake caused some deficiencies at two of the three nuclear power plants (NPPs) located in relatively close proximity to the fault, but it did not cause any safety…


DNV publishes world’s first recommended practice to reduce earthquake challenges for wind power plants

Industry collaboration increases transparency and reduces uncertainty in the design of wind turbines in emerging markets  Hamburg, Germany, 30th August 2021 – DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider,…


TEPCO Exec: Daini Plant Will Be Decommissioned

A Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) executive on June 14 said the utility is prepared to decommission the four idle units at its Fukushima Daini nuclear plant in Japan. The…


Five Years after Fukushima in Five Infographics

It's been five years since the Great Tohoku Earthquake and tsunami prompted a crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan, but the world's nuclear power sector is still…


Hitachinaka Thermal Power Station Unit 2, Tokai, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan

Think your project was tough? Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) finished one of the world’s most efficient coal-fired power plants on time despite a 9.0-magnitude earthquake that devastated both the…