Press Release

Press Release

Result of selection of public researches concerning nuclear power (research to start in FY2021)

April 12, 2021
Chubu Electric Power Co.,Inc.

Chubu Electric Power is pleased to announce that we have selected a proposal that was submitted in response to a public call for research proposals on nuclear power set to start in FY2021.

In the interest of advancing research contributing to further safety enhancement and operational improvement of the Hamaoka Nuclear Power Station, further promoting research and development of new technologies greatly needed for promoting and utilizing nuclear power generation in the future, and contributing to the development of personnel who will lead the future of nuclear power, Chubu Electric Power invited submissions on diverse research themes from December 1, 2020 to January 18, 2021. (Press release issued on November 26, 2020)

A total of 34 themes were submitted from across the nation. Ten research themes have been subsequently chosen through a screening process involving an advisory committee of external academics and experts.

Areas of research advertised for

Applied researches

Selected researches

Area 1

Research on basic foundation contributing to future technology of nuclear power

14

4

Area 2

Research contributing to improvement of safety of nuclear power stations

14

3

Area 3

Research contributing to improvement of decommissioning of Hamaoka Nuclear Power Station Units 1 and 2

4

2

Area 4

Research contributing to conservativeness and workability of Hamaoka Nuclear Power Station Units 3, 4 and 5

2

1

Total

34

10

The chosen studies will be conducted through to the end of FY2022, with research results to be released upon completion.

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