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Kansai Electric Power Co. (KEPCO)

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Article archive for Kansai Electric Power Co. (KEPCO);

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Surprise court injunction to close Takahama reactors is latest blow to Japan’s nuclear plans 11 March 2016

On March 9, a court in Shiga Prefecture in southern Japan ordered the shutdown of two nuclear reactors previously declared safe under post-Fukushima safety rules. The ruling brings the number of operational reactors in Japan down to two. Dozens were closed in the wake of the Fukushima disaster in 2011 and the Japanese Government has been pushing to reopen some to reduce the cost of fossil fuel imports....

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Kansai Electric to spend $2.5 billion upgrading Japanese nuclear plants 10 April 2012

Kansai Electric Power Co will spend more than 200 billion yen ($2.5 billion) to bolster defenses at its 11 nuclear reactors against earthquakes, tsunami and other accidents, company President Makoto Yagi said on April 9. ...