Four nuclear power plant operators have expressed their intention to apply for resumption of the reactors after the introduction of the government in July of new safety rules.
This became known after our corporation on Monday interviewed staff 10 power companies across the country.
In all these uses nuclear reactors cooling water under pressure, which differ from the type of reactor in a boiling water nuclear power plant accident, "Fukushima Dai-ichi."
New rules that would require operators to perform safety measures in case of accidents and natural disasters, will be introduced in July.
Thereafter, the representatives of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will test the application before grant permission to restart the reactors.
Operators of nuclear power plants while considering the potential hazards, including the height of the tsunami and the risk of volcanic eruptions.
Most of the nuclear reactors in Japan was halted after the earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, which led to the accident at the nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture.