Business May 1, 2018

Japan's old school utilities face nuclear threat from one of their own

Japan's traditional regional utilities, already defending their territory against nimbler new entrants, face a fresh threat: One of their own is now stealing customers thanks to cheaper nuclear-powered electricity rates. Kansai Electric Power Co. is one of a few utilities to restart its reactors, which ...

Business Nov 11, 2014

City of Osaka to sell off Kepco shares

The Osaka Municipal Government will seek to sell its shares of Kansai Electric Power Co. to comply with a policy calling for less reliance on investment income, the city said in a statement. The sale by the city, whose 9.37 percent stake makes it the ...