Startup of Sendai Nuclear Power Unit No.1

August 11, 2015
Kyushu Electric Power Company Inc.
Startup of Sendai Nuclear Power Unit No.1

 We hereby announce that as of today, Sendai Nuclear Power Unit No.1 has extracted control rods from the reactor and started up at 10:30 a.m.

 We see this startup as one of the important steps on restart process of the nuclear reactor.
 We will continue to make sincerely an all-out effort to deal with the Nuclear Regulation Authority's inspections, and carry out carefully remaining process, putting utmost priority to safety, with a sense of alertness more than ever.

 We have resolved never to allow an accident such as that which occurred at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. To be worthy of peace of mind of all our stakeholder, we will promote initiatives for improving the safety and security of nuclear power with voluntary and ongoing measures, and make an effort of positive disclosure and communication activities.

President
Michiaki Uriu
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