Niigata governor, Tepco execs to meet Tuesday

Nov 24, 2016

Niigata governor, Tepco execs to meet Tuesday

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. said Thursday that its first meeting with new Niigata Gov. Ryuichi Yoneyama will be held at the Niigata Prefectural Government's offices in Niigata next Tuesday. The meeting, initially scheduled for last Tuesday, was canceled by the magnitude-7.4 earthquake that ...

Tepco to mull rate hike if it can't restart Niigata nuclear complex

Feb 16, 2015

Tepco to mull rate hike if it can't restart Niigata nuclear complex

Tokyo Electric Power Co. said it will need to consider raising electricity rates for the first time since 2012 unless it can restart the world's biggest nuclear plant. Resumption of the Kashiwazaki Kariwa station in Niigata Prefecture is essential for sustaining profits, Tepco President Naomi ...

Apr 1, 2014

No Tepco rate hike this year

New Tepco Chairman Fumio Sudo said the utility will not hike rates later this year even if the restart of its huge nuclear power plant in Niigata Prefecture is delayed. Acknowledging that Tokyo Electric Power Co. as operator of the stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear ...

NRA checks fault study areas at Kashiwazaki

Feb 17, 2014

NRA checks fault study areas at Kashiwazaki

Nuclear regulators started a two-day inspection Monday of sites where Tokyo Electric Power Co. plans to conduct a seismic activity survey of geological faults in and around the large Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear complex in Niigata Prefecture. If the findings of the preliminary inspection are approved by ...