Mar 1, 2013

Tepco mulls power cuts for industries refusing its rate hike

Tokyo Electric Power Co. may suspend power supply to companies and factories that are refusing to accept the utility’s higher electricity rates, which it has increased since last April by an average of 14.9 percent, a company official said Wednesday. The utility, which is ...

Feb 22, 2013

METI to trim requested power rate hikes in Kansai, Kyushu

A panel of experts under the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has confirmed its plan to urge Kansai Electric Power Co. and Kyushu Electric Power Co. to make more cuts in their fuel and personnel spending, a move that will likely lead to ...