The fuel is now loaded into the reactor, following inspections, the switch will be flipped and, around August 10, the reactor will be fired up. Three days later, transmission of electricity is expected to start, ramping up to full power and commercial operation in September. The same process is expected to take place at a second reactor in September/October.
The Heartland Institute’s Science Director, Jay Lehr, was a guest on the local FOX Chicago news station at noon today. He noted that Japan has built its nuclear power plants…