Apr 28, 2015

Tepco returns to profit amid lower global energy prices

Tokyo Electric Power Co. returned to profit in the fourth quarter, as lower energy prices helped offset a weaker yen and one-off gains boosted net income. Tepco, the country’s biggest power utility, posted operating profit of ¥17.3 billion ($145 million) in the three months ...

Mar 31, 2015

On-site inspection at Kyushu reactor begins as step toward restart

The Nuclear Regulation Authority on Monday started an on-site inspection of 1 reactor 1 at Kyushu Electric Power Co.’s Sendai nuclear power station. The reactor in Satsumasendai, Kagoshima Prefecture, became the first of the 48 nuclear reactors in Japan to undergo an NRA on-site ...