Jan 9, 2014

Tepco's flawed turnaround plan

Tepco should further streamline its operations and explore new avenues of business growth, such as the retail sale of electricity in parts of Japan, rather than return to its old model that depended on nuclear power for profitability.

Ex-steel chief seen taking over at Tepco

Dec 27, 2013

Ex-steel chief seen taking over at Tepco

The government is making final arrangements to appoint Fumio Sudo, an ex-president of steel-maker JFE Holdings Inc., as the next chairman of Tokyo Electric Power Co., which is trying to restructure as it struggles with the Fukushima nuclear crisis, sources said Friday. Sudo, 72, currently ...

Jul 5, 2013

Irrational reactor restart plan

Tokyo Electric Power Co. appears to be using the threat of rate hikes to win public support for restarting two reactors at a nuclear power plant in Niigata Prefecture.