SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

March 16, 2011 13:00 ET

Japan Atomic Power May Delay Nuclear Expansion Plans, an Industrial Info News Alert

TOKYO--(Marketwire - March 16, 2011) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- After 20 years of inactivity, Japan Atomic Power Company (JAPC) (Tokyo) was in the midst of planning and scheduling an expansion at its nuclear power station in Tsuruga, Fukui prefecture. The power station, located approximately 400 kilometers southwest of Fukushima Daiichi and Daini, was unaffected by Friday's earthquake and generates 1,517 megawatts via two light water reactors, a boiling water reactor and a pressurized water reactor.

Originally, units 3 and 4 were scheduled to undergo construction in March 2012, but JAPC may decide to delay construction due to the recent earthquakes.

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