Business / Corporate Sep 27, 2014

Chugoku Electric mulls selling power outside service area

Chugoku Electric Power Co. is considering selling electricity outside its service area like other utilities as Japan moves to fully liberalize its power market around April 2016, company sources said Saturday. After meeting demand within its service area, the Hiroshima-based company is expected to sell ...

Chugoku Electric to buy into Australian coal mine

Business / Corporate Aug 19, 2014

Chugoku Electric to buy into Australian coal mine

Chugoku Electric Power Co. said Monday it will acquire a 10 percent interest in an Australian coal mine owned by a Japanese oil refiner to secure a stable source of fuel for its power plants. The Hiroshima-based utility will pay an undisclosed sum for the ...