One or more decommissioning units are required for restarting the operation.

Regarding the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Station, Mayor Sakurai, Amagasaki City, Niigata Prefecture, asked TEPCO to clarify a plan to decommission one or more reactors as one of the conditions for permitting reactivation. It was. In August, TEPCO revealed its policy of conducting a study assuming some decommissioning.

TEPCO is aiming to restart Units 6 and 7 of the Kashiwazaki Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant, but it was requested by the local Amagasaki City as a condition of decommissioning. And within five years after Units 6 and 7 were restarted, responded that they would enter a step that assumed one or more decommissioning units from Units 1 to 5.

On May 19, Mayor Masahiro Sakurai of Amagasaki City met with President Tomoaki Kobayakawa of TEPCO at the city hall, and generally evaluated TEPCO's response. of the more than 1 group and to clarify the plan to decommissioning, was requested and that prior to the re-run put the prospect of the goals of renewable energy introduction of the prefecture.

After the meeting, Mayor Sakurai said, “We did not accept the restart in this response. There are many people who have doubts about whether the decommissioning really progresses. I would like you to have a specific decommissioning plan before the verification is complete. "

TEPCO President “I got the sign to go ahead”

TEPCO President Kobayakawa met with Mayor Sakurai and interviewed, “I felt that we received a recognizing value about the restart of Unit 6 and 7 at Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant, and got a sign of the direction to go forward. I would like to thoroughly examine how the requests I received can be reflected in the business plan. "

In addition, “There is a management situation in which the power supply portfolio (combination) has not been established at this time, and the future prospects cannot be clearly stated,” he said.