Jul 4, 2013

Tepco pulls plug on idled firm for refusing rate hike

Tokyo Electric Power Co. has pulled the plug on a recreational facility operator in Chiba Prefecture after the operator allowed its contract to lapse when Tepco raised its rates. It is reportedly the first time a major power supplier has halted electricity because of ...

Tohoku Electric to seek 11.4% household power rate hike

Feb 15, 2013

Tohoku Electric to seek 11.4% household power rate hike

Tohoku Electric Power Co. sought government approval Thursday to raise household electricity rates by an average of 11.41 percent from July 1 to offset its worsening business due to the shutdown of its atomic reactors due to the March 2011 megaquake, tsunami and nuclear ...