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Recent Topics:TEPCO UNIT 2 PCV INTERNAL EXPLORATION RESULTS ( Bulletin )

Jan 22, 2018

FUKUSHIMA, Japan, Jan. 22 -Regarding the internal exploration for Unit 2 reactor at Fukushima Daiichi NPS which was informed of in the previous mail magazine dated Jan 19, TEPCO  obtained images of deposits  thought to be fuel debris at the bottom of the pedestal. 

The radiation level/temperature data obtained during the exploration are to be analyzed.  There was no impact on the surrounding environment by the exploration and no significant fluctuation were seen in the temperature of the PCV neither prior to nor after the exploration. 

For further information on the results of the exploration, please see below:

Bulletin report(PDF 542KB)
https://www4.tepco.co.jp/en/nu/fukushima-np/handouts/2018/images/handouts_180119_01-e.pdf

Photos and videos:
http://photo.tepco.co.jp/en/date/2018-e/201801-e/180119-01e.html

About TEPCO
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO) is Japan's largest power company group, holding three independent business entities: TEPCO Fuel & Power, Inc., TEPCO Power Grid, Inc., and TEPCO Energy Partner, Inc. As a group, it generates, distributes, and sells electricity and other types of energy principally to the Kanto metropolitan area, which includes Japan's two most populous cities, Tokyo and Yokohama. Its 42,060 employees are committed to providing safe, reliable power as well as fulfilling its responsibilities to the communities of Fukushima.
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