Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) has addressed many of the recommendations made following a 2015 assessment of operational safety at its Kashiwazaki-Kariwa plant by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
The long-term potential of nuclear power remains high, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency’s latest high case projection.
Japan and Russia have signed a memorandum on the exchange of information on reactor physics experiments for minor actinoid transmutation for radioactive waste processing and management.
Dr. Charles Casto, former executive at the U.S. NRC and current member of TEPCO’s Nuclear Safety Advisory Board (NSAB), recaps the lessons learned from the Fukushima experience.
The Nuclear Safety Advisory Board (NSAB), which I discussed in a recent blog post, kicked off with a visit to the Fukushima Daini and Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Stations.
Some of the fuel in the damaged unit 3 of the Fukushima Daiichi plant has melted and dropped into the primary containment vessel…
Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has approved a draft report that concludes units 6 and 7 of Tokyo Electric Power Company’s (Tepco’s) Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant meet the country’s new safety standards.
Based on the information provided by the authorities of Japan, the situation with regard to the safety of food, fishery and agricultural production continues to remain stable.
A suspended pan-tilt camera attached to a telescopic guiding pipe will soon be used to investigate the interior of the primary containment vessel (PCV) of the damaged unit 2 at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan.
As previously announced in a TEPCO press release on December 27, 2017, the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) approved our application to modify the reactor installation permit for Units 6/7 at the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa