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Japan to start up four more reactors by end of May

Japan restarted two nuclear reactors in March and another two are expected online by the end of May, more than doubling its operational capacity from 2017 Japan restarted two nuclear reactors in March and another two are expected online by the end of May, more than doubling its operational capacity from 2017.
By Andrew Walker 26 March 2018 0 30148

Japan has restarted two nuclear reactors this month: one at the Ohi nuclear power plant in Oita prefecture operated by Kansai Electric Power Co., and a second at the Genkai nuclear power plant in Saga prefecture operated by Kyushu Electric Power Co. These are the sixth and seventh reactors to be brought back since all of the country’s reactors were taken offline following the Fukushima disaster in 2011.

Japanese Nuclear reactors, restarted

Owner Reactor Capacity Restart date
Kyushu EP Sendai 1 846 MW Sep 2015
Kyushu EP Sendai 2 846 MW Nov 2015
Shikoku EP Ikata 3 846...