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[Press Release] Labor group to Petilla: Ask KEPCO to grant workers demands to prevent strike-PM

Labor group to Petilla: Ask KEPCO to grant workers demands to prevent strike

The labor group Partido Manggagawa (PM) called on Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla to ask the management of KEPCO-Salcon Power Corp. 516 more words

Human Rights

A victory for common sense

A Japanese court has issued a landmark injunction halting plans to restart two nuclear reactors at the Takahama nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture. The decision, although criticized by the pro-nuclear sector, is a rational and ethical one, and shows incredible good sense from the presiding judge Hideaki Higuchi. 471 more words


Restarting nuclear reactors in Fukui prefecture

Japan’s nuclear watchdog Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has given Kansai Electric Power Co. (KEPCO) the OK to restart reactors No. 3 and No. 4 at its Takahama nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture. 443 more words


State power companies get cybersecurity orders

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) says state-run power companies will spend a total of 79 billion won ($71 million) on cybersecurity this year, an increase of 18 billion won.  165 more words


Rassegna settimanale 24 - 30 novembre: Giappone e Corea del Sud

24 novembre – Giappone: Smentiti gli effetti negativi delle radiazioni dopo Fukushima

Nel gennaio 2012 fu chiesto all’UNSCEAR, il Comitato Scientifico delle Nazioni Unite, dall’Assemblea Generale delle Nazioni Unite di dare una “valutazione completa dei livelli di esposizione e dei rischi da radiazioni” attribuibili all’incidente di Fukushima. 1,200 more words

Rassegna Settimanale

Kepco may scrap two aging reactors over upgrade costs

Sep 5, 2014

OSAKA – Kansai Electric Power Co., the operator of the Mihama nuclear power plant in western Japan, is mulling scrapping two aging reactors at the complex, as it may be too costly to upgrade equipment to meet new standards imposed following the Fukushima nuclear disaster, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday. 433 more words


SPC mulls expansion of Naga power complex

MANILA – SPC Power Corp is keen on constructing a new coal plant within the Naga power complex in Cebu.

Alfredo Ballesteros, SPC senior vice president, today told reporters that the company is in discussions with Korea Electric Power Corp (Kepco) for the construction of a 200-megawatt (MW) coal plant. 170 more words

Power Generation