Latest Tokyo Electric Power Co. Stories

Tokyo Has Chance of Seeing Magnitude 7 Earthquake In The Near Future
2012-01-25 10:13:29

Japan’s capital city, Tokyo, has a high probability of experiencing a magnitude-7 earthquake within just a few years, according to Japanese scientists.

2011-04-18 10:15:00

Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) said on Sunday that it will send two remote-controlled robots into a reactor building damaged by a hydrogen explosion in order to gauge radiation and temperature levels.

2011-03-16 06:10:00

Japanese authorities have been desperately trying to prevent an environmental catastrophe at the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex some 140 miles north of Tokyo.

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.

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.

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.

2008-07-28 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.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.