Feb 25, 2016

Tokyo power retailer pulls plug, owes reported ¥1 billion to Tepco

Financially struggling Japan Logitec Cooperative Association is likely cease electricity retail operations at the end of March, informed sources said Wednesday. The Tokyo-based power retailer has asked Tokyo Electric Power Co. to cancel a contract to use Tepco’s power grid, chiefly due to its ...

Feb 24, 2016

Lawson to open store at crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant

Lawson Inc. will open a convenience store at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear complex where decommissioning work is underway following the 2011 tsunami-triggered disaster there, sources said Tuesday. From March 1, the store will be open from early morning to the evening, selling groceries ...