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Spent nuclear fuel stored in Japan

  • April 16, 2018
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

Spent nuclear fuel stored in Japan

 

                                                                                                                                 (As of March 2018)

Utility

Nuclear Power Plant

Reactor

Storage Capacity

Vacancy

Remaining Useful Life

Hokkaido Electric Power Co.

Tomari (Hokkaido)

1

537

226

6.1

2

537

159

4.3

3

1235

943

19.5

Tohoku Electric Power Co.

Higashidori (Aomori)

1

2536

1936

11.0

Onagawa (Miyagi)

1

682

229

2.7

2

1680

417

3.2

3

2256

1550

12.0

Tokyo Electric Power Co.

Fukushima No.2

(Fukushima)

1

1898

328

1.9

2

2005

367

2.1

3

1976

380

2.2

4

2005

333

1.9

Kashiwazaki-Kariwa

(Niigata)

1

2026

191

1.1

2

2475

716

4.1

3

2448

753

4.3

4

2445

785

4.5

5

2411

477

2.7

6

2538

176

0.9

7

2572

83

0.4

Japan Atomic Power Co.

Tokai No.2

(Ibaraki)

00

2523

358

2.5

Tsuruga (Fukui)

2

1541

447

7.5

Chubu Electric Power Co.

Hamaoka (Shizuoka)

3

2370

310

1.8

4

2356

379

2.1

5

2824

319

1.6

Hokuriku Electric Power Co.

Shika (Ishikawa)

1

1300

628

5.5

2

2700

2500

9.3

Kansai Electric Power Co.

Mihama (Fukui)

3

910

498

10.3

Ohi (Fukui)

3

1873

363

6.1

4

1873

432

7.3

Takahama (Fukui)

1

216

78

1.6

2

216

158

3.3

3

1561

380

7.9

4

1561

247

5.1

Chugoku Electric Power Co.

Shimane (Shimane)

2

2818

862

6.7

Shikoku Electric Power Co.

Ikata (Ehime)

3

1600

495

10.2

 Kyushu Electric Power Co.

Genkai (Saga)

2

239

78

2.1

3

789

207

3.5

4

1243

163

2.7

Sendai (Kagoshima)

1

1663

487

10.1

2

1151

289

6.0

Red: Resumed operations

Blue: Cleared new standards

Green: Being reviewed under new standards

 

Note: Remaining useful life calculated on the assumption that no spent nuclear fuel is carried out to reprocessing plants and others based on the estimation that nuclear fuel is replaced every 13 months; storage capacity indicates the number of nuclear fuel assemblies

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