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2008-09-03 18:00:34

Tokyo, Sept. 3 (Jiji Press)--Central Japan Railway Co. has estimated that its planned magnetic levitation, or maglev, Shinkansen line, linking Tokyo and Osaka, will not require the building of new power plants, Jiji Press learned Wednesday.

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.

2008-07-30 18:00:48

Tokyo, July 30 (Jiji Press)--Japan four major gas suppliers said Wednesday they will raise monthly rates for households to record levels in October-December amid soaring natural gas and crude oil prices. According to the four firms' new rate plans, Tokyo Gas Co.

2008-07-29 18:00:46

By The Yomiuri Shimbun Jul. 29--TOKYO --Tokyo Electric Power Co. will raise electricity bills by about 800 yen to 7,600 yen a month for a standard household from January if crude oil prices remain at their current high levels, the company announced Monday.

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.

2008-07-28 18:00:38

Tokyo, July 28 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Monday that it may raise its monthly electricity rate at ordinary households by some 800 yen to 7,597 yen in January 2008 if crude oil prices continue to rise.

2008-07-28 18:00:38

Tokyo, July 28 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Monday that it projects record annual group losses for fiscal 2008 due to surges in fuel prices and costs for procuring electricity from other firms.

2008-07-25 18:00:51

Tokyo, July 25 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Friday that the peak power demand in the company's service area topped 60 million kilowatts for the first time this summer the same day. The surge apparently reflected growing power consumption for air conditioning amid rising mercury.

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.

2008-06-27 18:02:40

Tokyo, June 27 (Jiji Press)--Four Japanese power suppliers on Friday unveiled plans to overhaul their rate structures as early as September, a move that could lead to steep rate hikes in January. Kansai Electric Power Co. , Chugoku Electric Power Co. , Shikoku Electric Power Co.


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