Robot makes foray into reactor 1

Mar 19, 2017

Robot makes foray into reactor 1

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Tokyo Electric on Sunday confirmed lethally high radiation levels inside the primary containment vessel of reactor 1 at the heavily damaged Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant but found they were not nearly as high as those recently logged in reactor 2.Using a camera-equipped robot ...

Ex-Hitachi chairman Kawamura tapped to reform Tepco

/ Mar 18, 2017

Ex-Hitachi chairman Kawamura tapped to reform Tepco

The government has asked former Hitachi Ltd. Chairman Takashi Kawamura, 77, to be the next chairman of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc., informed sources said.The government expects Kawamura, who led a quick turnaround at the electronics and machinery conglomerate, to reform Tepco, which ...

/ Mar 4, 2017

Tepco, Chubu to fully integrate thermal power businesses

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. and Chubu Electric Power Co. have decided to fully integrate their thermal power operations in two or three years, sources said Friday.The operations, which account for half of Japan’s total thermal power capacity, will be brought under Jera ...