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CHUBU ELECTRIC

Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 14, 2023
Four Japanese utilities and sales units slapped with business improvement orders
The industry ministry monitoring committee on gas and electricity businesses concluded that their actions hinder liberalization of the electricity market and the development of the sector.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 31, 2023
Three Japan utilities face record-high antitrust fines over alleged cartel
The penalty — a total of ¥101 billion — is the highest ever imposed by the Fair Trade Commission for a violation of the anti-monopoly law.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 3, 2023
Chubu Electric and BP to study carbon capture and storage project in Nagoya
Nagoya is Japan's biggest port in terms of cargo volume and is located near steel, automotive and other manufacturing plants that account for 3% of the country's total emissions.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 4, 2022
Chubu Electric to invest ¥400 billion overseas for emissions cut
Of the total amount, the company is ready to spend about u00a5250 billion on acquisitions of and investments in renewable energy businesses abroad.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 25, 2021
Japan doesn’t have enough electric cars for its EV chargers
With EV penetration only at around 1%, the country has hundreds of aging charging poles that aren't being used, while others are being taken out of service altogether.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 28, 2019
Tepco, Chubu Electric, Toshiba and Hitachi to discuss four-way nuclear alliance
Tepco, Chubu Electric Power, Toshiba Corp. and Hitachi Ltd. said Wednesday they have agreed to discuss potential collaboration on nuclear power, as the industry faces a challenging business environment following the 2011 Fukushima crisis.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 9, 2019
Tepco and three other companies considering joint firm to build nuclear power plant in Aomori
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. and three other companies are considering jointly setting up a new firm to construct and manage a planned nuclear power plant in Aomori Prefecture, informed sources said Thursday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / Regional voices: Chubu
Mar 29, 2019
LNG in focus as energy giants Chubu Electric and Tepco deepen ties with Jera venture
As Chubu Electric Power Co. and a unit of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. complete the integration of their thermal power businesses Monday under joint venture Jera Co., the growing potential of LNG at home and abroad has received renewed attention.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 22, 2018
Japanese firms in talks over alliance on nuclear power, sources say
Two major utilities and a pair of power plant manufacturers are considering cooperation as the industry grapples with rising costs related to decommissioning and safety.
BUSINESS
May 29, 2018
Japanese joint venture to enter world's largest battery business in Australia
A Japanese joint venture said Tuesday it will join a solar power generation business in Australia involving one of the world's largest storage batteries.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Mar 5, 2018
Chubu Electric tests mobile payment app as prelude to blockchain-based energy marketplace
Chubu Electric Power Co. has developed a mobile payment app for virtual currencies, and has started testing it in-house with employees using it to purchase coffee.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Sep 9, 2017
LS Kitami moves closer to booking spot in Olympic women's curling tournament
LS Kitami moved within one win of securing a spot at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in February after taking a 2-1 lead over Chubu Electric Power in a women's curling qualifying playoff on Saturday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / CHUBU CONNECTION
May 22, 2017
Chubu Electric uses artificial nests so crows don't build their own on power towers
Chubu Electric Power Co. has adopted a unique method to deter crows from nesting on transmission towers and causing blackouts by building artificial bird nests far from the power lines.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 20, 2017
Tepco and Chubu Electric may integrate thermal power biz in 2018
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. and Chubu Electric Power Co. are considering integrating their thermal power generation business in fiscal 2018, a report said Monday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 15, 2017
Japan utility venture to tap into India renewable energy market
A joint venture of a Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. unit and Chubu Electric Power Co. will tap into the renewable energy business in India on the back of high economic growth and increasing electricity demand.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 31, 2016
Sea wall to guard against tsunami completed at Hamaoka nuclear plant
Chubu Electric Power Co. said Thursday it has finished building a huge sea wall at its Hamaoka nuclear power plant in Shizuoka Prefecture to protect the facility from a possible earthquake-triggered tsunami.
Japan Times
JAPAN / CHUBU CONNECTION
Nov 16, 2015
Tours provide renewed interest in Japan's oldest hydro power plant
The Miyashiro No. 1 power plant, which houses the country's oldest working hydraulic generator, is attracting public attention after it started offering guided tours last spring.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 21, 2015
Chubu Electric mulls selling power with Inpex
Chubu Electric Power Co. is considering joining hands with Inpex Corp. to sell electricity to gas operators in the Kanto region, company sources said Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 2, 2015
Massive power blackout hits Nagano Prefecture
An estimated 380,000 homes in Nagano Prefecture lose power for three hours in Chubu Electric Power Co.'s service area.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 9, 2015
Tepco and Chubu Electric to merge thermal power plant operations
Tokyo Electric Power Co. and Chubu Electric Power Co. will transfer operation of their thermal power plants to a new 50-50 joint venture, creating a huge thermal power company with a dominating market share, the two utilities said on Monday.

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