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Kyushu Electric poised to turn first profit in 5 years

TOKYO -- With two of its nuclear reactors finally in operation again, Kyushu Electric Power is on track to generate a net profit this fiscal year after four consecutive years of red ink.

     The utility, which serves southern Japan, restarted Thursday the No. 2 reactor at its Sendai plant in Kagoshima Prefecture. Commercial operations are slated to resume in mid-November.

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