Nuclear fuel loading completed at Sendai nuclear unit

 Nuclear fuel loading completed at Sendai nuclear unit

Kyushu Electric Power Co. said it finished loading nuclear fuel assemblies into the Sendai Unit 1 nuclear power plant in Japan.
 
Kyushu Electric started loading the fuel on July 7 and finished the work on July 10. The company said it loaded 157 fuel assemblies into the reactor.
 
The Sendai plant received its final permit to restart in May. Unit 1 is scheduled to restart operations in August, and Unit 2’s restart is scheduled for October. The units must undergo final safety inspections before they can restart. Japan shut down all 48 reactors after the 2011 Fukushima accident and implemented new regulations that required inspections and approvals in order to restart.
 
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