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Summary of Genkai Nuclear Power Plant

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  Genkai nuclear power plant was located in Imamura, Genkai-cho, Higashimatsuura-gun and began commercial operation as the first nuclear power plant in ninth (the first unit is Japan the ninth engine), Kyushu in Japan in October, 1975.
 It is located, and, in the facility of power station, facilities such as nuclear reactor containment vessel, nuclear reactor assistance building, turbine building are located on about 870,000 square meters of sites of chigasaki which we pushed out in the Sea of Genkai from Higashi-Matsuura Peninsula on the strong bedrock.
 Two engines of the third unit and the fourth unit in total are commercially operating now. The electric output of our power station is for each 1.18 million kilowatts, 2.36 million kilowatts in total and becomes the greatest nuclear power plant in Kyushu. 
 Type (model) of these nuclear reactors is called all pressurization water type light water reactor (PWR), and sends elevated temperature and pressure water which came through nuclear reactor to steam generator and is method to turn water which drifts there to the other system into steam, and to send to turbine.
 

Genkai Nuclear Power Plant

The driving situation (as of September 18, 2020) of Genkai Nuclear Power Plant

  The electric output Commercial operation start The driving situation Remarks
The Genkai first unit 559,000 kilowatts October, 1975 (Showa 50) The end of the driving

April 27, 2015 (Heisei 27)

The end of the driving

The Genkai second unit 559,000 kilowatts March, 1981 (Showa 56) The end of the driving

April 9, 2019 (Heisei 31)

The end of the driving

The Genkai third unit 1.18 million kilowatts March, 1994 (Heisei 6) Under periodical inspection

The 15th periodical inspection

(September 18, 2020 ...)

The Genkai fourth unit 1.18 million kilowatts July, 1997 (Heisei 9) Under normal driving

 

Reference link: Announcement of Kyushu Electric Power driving situation <Kyushu Electric Power homepage>

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