Nuclear fuel removed from crippled Japan plant

Nuclear fuel removed from crippled Japan plant

The withdrawal of nuclear fuel is a delicate operation for the Tokyo Electric Power Co The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima power plant on Monday began removing atomic fuel from inside a building housing one of the reactors that melted down in 2011.

Robot scratches tip of Fukushima's melted fuel conundrum

Robot scratches tip of Fukushima's melted fuel conundrum

Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings Inc., which owns the plant, said after the robot survey Wednesday that pieces of fuel it encountered — from 1 centimeter to 8 centimeters in length — were solid enough to be lifted out of the reactor.

Japan scraps another coal-fired power plant

Japan scraps another coal-fired power plant

In July of 2018, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) president Tomoaki Kobayakawa outlined his plans to develop 6 to 7 GW of renewable energy across Japan and overseas – focusing on offshore wind, and in particular floating offshore wind.

IAEA urges Japan to take ample time in Fukushima cleanup

IAEA urges Japan to take ample time in Fukushima cleanup

It urged the plant's operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co., to secure adequate space and finish plans for managing melted fuel before starting to remove it from the three damaged reactors.

Japan looks to offshore wind as TEPCO inks MoU with Ørsted

Japan looks to offshore wind as TEPCO inks MoU with Ørsted

Danish power company Ørsted and Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, better known as TEPCO, have announced a signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore the possibility of and to work jointly on developing offshore wind projects in Japan and around the globe.