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Japan Nuclear Reactors’ Status, Restart Application: Table

The table below shows the nuclear power plant owners that have applied to restart reactors closed for safety checks following the Fukushima nuclear accident.

The table excludes reactors written off in the disaster. It includes reactor types, original start dates, current state of operations and dates of restart applications to the Nuclear Regulation Authority. Capacities are given in megawatts.

The regulator has declined to give any dates for approving safety improvements at reactors or naming plants that are further along in the safety assessments. It has said that no approvals will be given this fiscal year, which ends March 31.

Of Japan’s 48 operable reactors, applications for restarts have been made for 17.

Boiling water reactors (BWR), including advanced boiling water reactors (ABWR), must install filtration vents before restarting. Pressurized water reactors (PWR) are required to install the vents within five years after resuming operations.

COMPANY
UNIT  CAPACITY  REACTOR   UNIT      OPERATING STATUS; SAFETY
                TYPE      START     CHECK APPLICATION STATUS
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Hokkaido Electric Power Co.
Tomari
No. 1   579      PWR    June 1989   Idled; Applied July 8, 2013
No. 2   579      PWR    Apr. 1991   Idled; Applied July 8, 2013
No. 3   912      PWR    Dec. 2009   Idled; Applied July 8, 2013

Tohoku Electric Power Co.
Onagawa
No. 1   524      BWR    June 1984   Idled
No. 2   825      BWR    July 1995   Idled; Applied Dec. 27, 2013
No. 3   825      BWR    Jan. 2002   Idled
Higashidori
No. 1   1,100    BWR    Dec. 2005   Idled

Tokyo Electric Power Co.
Fukushima Dai-Ni
No. 1   1,100    BWR    April 1982  Idled
No. 2   1,100    BWR    Feb. 1984   Idled
No. 3   1,100    BWR    June 1985   Idled
No. 4   1,100    BWR    Aug. 1987   Idled
Kashiwazaki Kariwa
No. 1   1,100    BWR    Sept. 1985  Idled
No. 2   1,100    BWR    Sept. 1990  Idled
No. 3   1,100    BWR    Aug. 1993   Idled
No. 4   1,100    BWR    Aug. 1994   Idled
No. 5   1,100    BWR    Apr. 1990   Idled
No. 6   1,356    ABWR   Nov. 1996   Idled; Applied Sept. 27,
                                           2013
No. 7   1,356    ABWR   July 1997   Idled; Applied Sept. 27,
                                           2013

Chubu Electric Power Co.
Hamaoka
No. 3   1,100    BWR    Aug. 1987   Idled
No. 4   1,137    BWR    Sept. 1993  Idled; Applied Feb. 14, 2014
No. 5   1,380    ABWR   Jan. 2005   Idled

Hokuriku Electric Power Co.
Shika
No. 1    540     BWR    July 1993   Idled
No. 2    1,206   ABWR   March 2006  Idled

Kansai Electric Power Co.
Mihama
No. 1    340     PWR    Nov. 1970   Idled
No. 2    500     PWR    July 1972   Idled
No. 3    826     PWR    Dec. 1976   Idled

Ohi
No. 1    1,175   PWR    March 1979  Idled
No. 2    1,175   PWR    Dec. 1979   Idled
No. 3    1,180   PWR    Dec. 1991   Idled; Applied July 8, 2013
No. 4    1,180   PWR    Feb. 1993   Idled; Applied July 8, 2013

Takahama
No. 1    826     PWR    Nov. 1974   Idled
No. 2    826     PWR    Nov. 1975   Idled
No. 3    870     PWR    Jan. 1985   Idled; Applied July 8, 2013
No. 4    870     PWR    June 1985   Idled; Applied July 8, 2013

Chugoku Electric Power Co.
Shimane
No. 1    460     BWR    March 1974  Idled
No. 2    820     BWR    Feb. 1989   Idled; Applied Dec. 25, 2013

Shikoku Electric Power Co.
Ikata
No. 1    566     PWR    Sept. 1977  Idled
No. 2    566     PWR    March 1982  Idled
No. 3    890     PWR    Dec. 1994   Idled; Applied July 8, 2013

Kyushu Electric Power Co.
Genkai
No. 1    559     PWR    Oct. 1975   Idled
No. 2    559     PWR    March 1981  Idled
No. 3    1,180   PWR    March 1994  Idled; Applied July 12,
                                           2013
No. 4    1,180   PWR    July 1997   Idled; Applied July 12,
                                           2013
Sendai
No. 1    890     PWR    July 1984   Idled; Applied July 8, 2013
No. 2    890     PWR    Nov. 1985   Idled; Applied July 8, 2013

Japan Atomic Power Co.
Tsuruga
No. 1    357     BWR    March 1970  Idled
No. 2    1,160   BWR    Feb. 1987   Idled

Tokai Dai-Ni
No. 1    1,100   BWR    Nov. 1978   Idled
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Sources: Federation of Electric Power Cos. of Japan; Company Statements; Nuclear Regulation Authority

To contact the reporter on this story: Masumi Suga in Tokyo at msuga@bloomberg.net

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