Feb. 20, 2012
The No. 3, left, and No. 4, reactor buildings stand at Kansai Electric Power Co.'s Takahama nuclear power station at dusk in Takahama Town, Fukui prefecture, Japan. Kansai Electric Power Co., which relied on nuclear operations to generate about 45 percent of the western region of Kansai's electricity before the quake, said the company is scheduled to shut down the No. 3 reactor at the plant for regular maintenance.