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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…


Sendai-1 Reactor Restart Marks Japan’s Nuclear Rebirth

Nearly two years after Japan's last nuclear power plant was shut down for safety checks, Kyushu Electric Power Co. has started up the 890-MW Sendai-1. The event marks a significant…


Japanese Court Blocks Nuclear Plant Restarts

A Japanese court has blocked plans to reopen two reactors that had been previously cleared to resume operations by the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA).  Local residents in western Japan's Fukui…


Japan OKs Restart of First Two Nuclear Units, New Delay at Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant

Kyushu Electric Power Co.'s twin Sendai nuclear units in Japan's Kagoshima Prefecture on Nov. 7 got the government's green light to restart. Once back online, likely in 2015, the units will…