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POWER Digest [March 2019]

News briefs from around the world: Europe’s power sector’s newest frontier, amid its transition to low carbon energy, is its distribution system; Taiwan’s government will phase out nuclear power despite…


Japan Program for Reuse of Nuclear MOX Fuel in Doubt

 The Japanese government has pushed for the reuse of mixed-oxide (MOX) fuel in the country’s nuclear reactors, but utilities that finance the reprocessing have not funded those operations since fiscal…


Japan Restarts Second Nuclear Reactor

The second unit at Kyushu Electric Power Co.'s Sendai nuclear facility in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan, has restarted, and three more of the country's 43 operable reactors may soon follow suit. …


Sendai Nuclear Unit Restart Suspended Amid Equipment Trouble

Kyushu Electric Power Co.'s restart of Sendai 1—the first Japanese reactor to begin operation under new safety standards after the Fukushima disaster—hit a technical hiccup last week, prompting the company…