United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Takashi Hara

Mr.Takashi Hara joined the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) in 1993 and served as the fuel manager at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station from July 2009 until March 11.2011. During that time period, Mr.Hara was in charge of core and fuel management, including the introduction of mixed oxide (MOX) fuel. This was the first introduction of MOX fuel at BWR plant in Japan.Following the accident, Mr.Hara’s works transitioned to stabilization of the Fukushima Daiichi plant, with particular focus on spent fuel pools. From September 2011 until July 2015, Mr.Hara oversaw the preparation and removal of fuel from the spent fuel pool of Unit 3&4.  At the conclusion of his time at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, Mr.Hara worked at the TEPCO International Affairs Office and is currently serving as the Deputy General Manager of the TEPCO Washington Office.
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