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2011-03-15 22:29:00

SINGAPORE, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (Argus) -- The 11 March earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and the continuing nuclear crisis that they triggered, will have significant repercussions in global energy markets, according to international energy price reporting agency Argus. Japan will rely more on oil for power generation at least until the end of this year, altering regional balances for some grades of crude and providing a large boost in demand for low-sulphur fuel oil (LSFO). And...

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2010-03-15 14:50:00

On Monday, Japanese auto giants and Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) joined forces to set up a common system to recharge electric cars, with the hopes to create a global standard. The growth of the electric vehicle sector has brought questions over whether zero-emission cars or the networks of recharging stations should come first. Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi Motors and Fuji Heavy Industries have linked up with TEPCO to organize "CHAdeMO." The name comes from the words "Charge" and...

2009-09-08 09:36:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Nuclear Power http://www.reportlinker.com/p0131239/Nuclear-Power.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nuclear Power in Billion Kilowatt-hours (kWh). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2006 through...

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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. The generator now needs approval from Niigata Governor Hirohiko Izumida, as well as the heads of Kashiwazaki City and the village of Kariwa before resuming operation. "We are still unclear as to when the governments can give the final endorsements to Tokyo Electric," Takeshi Kumakura of Niigata's nuclear safety...

2008-10-10 00:00:32

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Mito, Japan, 10 October, Kyodo - Smoke filled a solid waste disposal facility at a nuclear power station in Tokai, Ibaraki Prefecture on Friday [10 October] morning, but no radioactive leakage, injuries or environmental damage have been reported, according to the operator and local government officials. The electric power generation operations of the nuclear reactor at the Tokai No 2 Power Station are continuing despite the...

2008-10-03 18:00:28

Tokyo, Oct. 3 (Jiji Press)--Japan's Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Toshihiro Nikai said Friday his ministry will set up a panel later this month to review the nation's systems to fix monthly electricity and gas rates. The panel will specifically consider boosting flexibility of the rate-fixing systems since the current fuel cost adjustment mechanism has failed to fully respond to rapid rises in crude oil prices, Nikai told a press conference. In the existing system, power and gas...

2008-09-24 18:00:35

Tokyo, Sept. 24 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo Electric Power Co. and trader Mitsui & Co. said Wednesday that they have set up a joint company to build a solar power generation system at Tokyo International Airport at Haneda. The new firm, Haneda Solar Power Co., is capitalized at 5 million yen, of which 51 pct was put up by Tokyo Electric Power and 49 pct by Mitsui. Haneda Solar Power will set up the solar power generation system on the rooftop of a new international cargo terminal at the...

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. The average emission amount at 10 regional electric utility firms and two power developers for the year that ended in March came to 0.453 kilogram per kilowatt-hour, the Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan said. The increase was attributed to a sharp growth in thermal power generation following the shutdown...

2008-09-20 21:00:29

Tokyo, Sept. 20 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo Electric Power Co. is considering scaling down its planned electricity rate hike at the request of the government, informed sources said Saturday. Earlier this year, the company announced plans to raise its electricity rates in January due to surging oil prices, with monthly electricity bills at a standard household expected to rising about 800 yen from the current levels. On Friday, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Toshihiro Nikai asked...

2008-09-11 12:00:38

The Tokyo Electric Power Company has signed a technical consulting agreement with the Abu Dhabi Transmission & Despatch Company in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, regarding the development of a master plan of the Abu Dhabi Transco transmission system up to the year 2018. Rapid power demand increase is anticipated in Abu Dhabi in line with the economic growth in recent years. Additionally, development of a large-scale urban area is planned around the Abu Dhabi Island, the economic...


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