Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant Unit 7 Safety Measures Construction is expected to be completed in December TEPCO October 4, 6:43
TEPCO wants to hurry up the safety measures work for Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant Unit 7 in Niigata Prefecture, three months behind schedule, as it will be December.
Regarding the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant, which TEPCO is aiming to restart, TEPCO compiled a "security regulation" that clearly states the president's responsibility for the accident, and the work preceded because the Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved this last month. The regulatory procedure for Unit 7 is almost complete.
Currently, safety measures are underway based on the new regulatory standards, but TEPCO says that the completion of the construction of Unit 7 will be delayed by 3 months from the original plan and it will be December, so it wants to hurry the measures. is.
When the construction is completed in December, the subsequent inspections are expected to be completed in April next year, which means that Unit 7 will complete the necessary procedures for restarting.
After that, the focus will be on whether the local government agrees to restart.
TEPCO says, "The timing of the restart is undecided at this point, but the understanding of the local community is a major premise, and we would like to continue working on it."