Niigata governor, Tepco execs to meet Tuesday

Nov 24, 2016

Niigata governor, Tepco execs to meet Tuesday

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. said Thursday that its first meeting with new Niigata Gov. Ryuichi Yoneyama will be held at the Niigata Prefectural Government’s offices in Niigata next Tuesday. The meeting, initially scheduled for last Tuesday, was canceled by the magnitude-7.4 earthquake ...

Nov 19, 2016

Panel increasingly favors drastic Tepco reforms

A panel discussing reforms for Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. is increasingly seeing a need for the utility to merge its nuclear and power grid operations with those of other companies, the chairman of the panel has said. The panel commissioned by the ...

Could nuclear advocacy be Abe's undoing?

| Oct 29, 2016

Could nuclear advocacy be Abe's undoing?

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Voters have elected anti-nuclear governors in Kagoshima and Niigata prefectures in recent months. These elections can be considered referenda on nuclear power because that issue was the main focus of debate in both campaigns. The results have put Prime Minister Shinzo Abe — and ...