Press Releace
September 15, 2017
Kyushu Electric Power Company Inc.
Submission of Application of Pre-Operation Inspection to Confirm Conformance to New Regulatory Requirements of Genkai Nuclear Power Station Unit No.4

 We submitted an application of pre-operation inspection of Genkai Nuclear Power Station Unit No.4 to the Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) based on the Reactor Regulation Act, etc.

 The inspection is intended for obtaining the confirmation of the government whether safety measure equipment in power station is actually in line with the construction planning permission through the inspections of functions, performances, exteriors, materials, and dimensions, etc.

 We will respond sincerely and politely to the pre-operation inspection by the NRA and making best effort to assure the safety check for the restart of our nuclear power station as well as communicate with the community.

(Status of Genkai regarding conformance to the new regulatory requirements)

Application Application Date Permission Date
Permission for Changes in Reactor
Installation (Basic Design)
Unit No.3 July 12, 2013 January 18, 2017
Unit No.4
Construction Planning Permission
(Detailed Design)
Unit No.3 August 25, 2017
Unit No.4 September 14, 2017
Permission for Change in Safety Regulations
(Operational Management, System)
September 14, 2017
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