Oct 29, 2013

Chubu Electric seventh utility to seek household rate hike

Chubu Electric Power Co. made it official Tuesday and applied for approval to raise household electricity fees, the seventh utility to seek higher rates amid the nuclear shutdown caused by the Fukushima disaster. In its request filed with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and ...

Oct 22, 2013

Chubu Electric proposes 20% pay cut to pave way for rate hike

Chubu Electric Power Co. called on its labor union Tuesday to accept a 20 percent cut, excluding overtime, in the year starting next April. The steep salary cut is designed to win public understanding for when the company seeks government approval for a full-fledged ...

Sep 26, 2013

Chubu Electric to seek safety check for Hamaoka reactor

Chubu Electric Power Co. plans to request a safety inspection of the No. 4 reactor at the Hamaoka power plant in Shizuoka Prefecture as soon as possible so it can restart the idled unit. The application will be sent to the Nuclear Regulation Authority ...

May 23, 2013

Chubu Electric, Tepco to build coal-fired plant

Chubu Electric Power Co. plans to establish a joint special purpose company with Tokyo Electric Power Co. to build and operate a coal-fired power plant, industry sources said Wednesday. Chubu is expected to shoulder most of the construction cost for the 600,000-kw plant, which ...