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2009-04-09 11:28:05

A Japanese government safety commission has approved the reopening of the world’s largest nuclear power plant just two years after an earthquake resulted in a radioactive leak.

2008-09-22 18:00:29

Tokyo, Sept. 22 (Jiji Press)--The volume of carbon dioxide emitted by Japanese power firms in fiscal 2007 rose 10.5 pct from a year earlier, an industry group said Monday.

2008-08-14 18:00:39

Tokyo, Aug. 14 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s electricity supply capacity will be tested as early as next week, when offices and factories resume work after the Bon summer holidays.

2008-07-29 06:00:44

Tokyo Electric Power, the biggest utility in Asia, projected a record loss for this business year, hurt by soaring energy prices and the indefinite closure of a quake-hit nuclear power plant.

2008-07-03 18:00:35

Tokyo, July 3 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Thursday it has secured enough electricity for up to 66.7 million kilowatts for the three months starting this month.

2008-06-26 18:02:53

Tokyo, June 26 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo Electric Power Co. is mulling overhauling its electricity rate structure to adequately reflect surging fuel costs traced to higher crude oil prices, a move that may lead to a steep rate hike from October, informed sources said Thursday.

2008-06-26 18:02:53

Tokyo, June 26 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Thursday the company will overhaul its electricity rate structure in the autumn to adequately reflect surging fuel costs stemming from higher crude oil prices, a move expected to lead to a steep rate hike in January.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.