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Tokyo Gas Co. indicated Friday it intends to buy two aging thermal power plants from Tokyo Electric Power Co., which is struggling with a huge financial burden stemming from the triple-meltdown crisis at its Fukushima No. 1 nuclear complex.

“As occasion demands, we are willing to buy” the Sodegaura thermal plant in Sodegaura, Chiba Prefecture, and the Minami-Yokohama plant in Yokohama, senior Tokyo Gas executive officer Takashi Uchida said at a press conference.

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