Joban Kyodo Electric Power restarted the 600MW no 8 unit at its coal-fired Nakoso plant in Tokyo, Japan shut down after the March 11 earthquake.
The unit underwent prolonged maintenance work.
This is the second unit to resume operations at the tsunami-hit Nakoso plant, followed by the 600MW no 9 unit which was restarted on 30 June 2011.
The Joban Kyodo Electric Power is owned by Tokyo Electric Power and Tohoku Electric Power with each holding 49% interest.
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