Chugoku Electric shuts Shimane No. 2 reactor, leaving Japan with only 3 reactors online ‹ Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion

January 30, 2012
TOKYO — Chugoku Electric Power Co on Friday took its 820-megawatt No. 2 reactor at its Shimane nuclear plant offline for planned maintenance.

The shutdown leaves only three reactors operating in Japan out of a total of 54, as public concerns about safety in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster have prevented the restart of reactors shut down last year for maintenance.

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