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2008-06-26 18:02:53

Tokyo, June 26 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo Electric Power Co. needs to raise electricity charges at an early date to cope with falling earnings caused by soaring oil prices, the company's new president said in a recent interview.

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.

2006-08-14 04:15:00

A rare power outage caused by an industrial accident plunged much of Tokyo into chaos for about three hours on Monday, disrupting financial trade, trapping people in elevators and paralyzing transport systems.

2005-10-25 08:25:12

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Florida Power & Light Co. restored power to more than 251,000 customers out of the 3.2 million left without electricity by Hurricane Wilma on October 24, the company said in a release Tuesday.

2005-10-21 03:01:16

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan made some progress in cutting greenhouse gases last fiscal year mainly due to increased use of nuclear power, but the country fell well short of its target for reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, the government said.


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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