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Three nuclear inspection applications filed in Japan

Japan’s Kyushu Electric Power Co. and Kansai Electric Power Co. filed applications for pre-service inspections of their reactors.
By Staff reporter 31 August 2017 0 27402

Japan’s Kyushu Electric Power Co. and Kansai Electric Power Co. filed applications with the country’s Nuclear Regulation Authority for a pre-service inspection of the Genkai 3 reactor and Ohi 3 and 4 reactors respectively, according to the Japan Atomic Industrial Forum.

Genkai 3 is expected to be connected to the grid in January and will then undergo final stage of testing before it is brought into commercial operation in February 2018.

The Ohi 3 and 4 reactors are expected to be...