KEPCO will oppose all proposals to end nuclear power and “amakudari” descent from heaven

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Kansai Electric Power Co. has expressed its intention to oppose all shareholder proposals, including one calling on the utility to end nuclear power generation.

The Osaka Municipal Government, called on the company to scrap all of its nuclear power plants as early as possible, separate its power generation and distribution operations, halve the number of its board directors and stop hiring retired bureaucrats as highly paid senior officials, a practice called “amakudari,” or descent from heaven.

In a notice for its general shareholders’ meeting slated for June 27, the power company said it will reject the 28 proposals. The notice was sent to Kepco shareholders Thursday.

In the notice for the shareholders’ meeting, Kepco said it is necessary to continue using nuclear power as an important energy source while fully ensuring the safety of nuclear plants.

Source: The Japan Times

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  1. With the price of Solar (of all flavors) dropping monthly and the cost of Nuclear Reactors (construction , repairs and decommissioning) spiraling ever upward by the time many of these NEW reactors get finished, their energy will have to be subsidized by the Government!

China, India and the US better start doing some future cost analysis or they will be digging a nuclear “hole” for themselves at the very time other major Countries are shifting to Solar (of all flavors) as THE modern safe Energy Alternative!

If China, India, Russia, Japan and the US wanted to become true World Leaders instead of just Military Powers, they would all work together to Champion Solar from Space and then lead the World toward a safe new future. Until we start getting our energy from Solar (of all flavors) and especially from Space we will continue to have Energy Wars and civil strife on Earth. Here are several books that describe how to “save” the Earth from it’s nuclear folly:

The High Frontier by Gerard K. O’Neill,
    Colonies In Space by A. Heppenheim­er.
    The Third Industrial Revolution by G. Harry Stine
    The Space Enterprise by Philip Robert Harris
    Mining the Sky by John S. Lewis

    If the Japanese were smart, they would dedicate the entire Fukushima Area as an International Lunar TEST Base, a “practice” area and then it could be developed the same way they would develop a future base on the Moon…This would allow all the other Counties that are interested in planning a JOINT lunar base to join together with the Japanese and figure out how to use NEW Radiation-Proof technology to work in a radioactive environment, while still here on Earth. While they are doing it they could also develop a HUGE Solar Farm, whose capacity could be used by the Japanese, (instead of powering a lunar base)!

    If “WE” wait much longer, the Earth will not have the resources to begin*…

    * See The Crash Course by Chris Martenson

  2. KEPCO needs to explain to the Japanese people how it can guarantee that one of their reactors will not cause another Trillion Dollar Eco-Disaster like Fukushima; until they do they are just living in *Nuclear Denial


    The illogical belief that Nature cannot destroy any land based nuclear reactor, any place anytime 24/7/365!

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