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Japan’s nuclear reactor restarts continue

Japan has restarted its sixth and seventh nuclear reactors this month.
By Staff reporter 23 March 2018 0 30137

Japan has restarted its sixth and seventh nuclear reactors this month, according to the Japan Atomic Industrial Forum.

On 16 March reactor 3 at the Ohi plant became the country’s first reactor with more than 1 GW of capacity to be restarted.

Kansai Electric Power will conduct a series of tests while increasing output at Ohi.

The company expects to complete the Nuclear Regulation Authority’s pre-service inspection in April, when the reactor will return to full operations.

The seventh reactor to restart was...