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Tokyo Electric Power Company is the fourth largest electric power company in the world. With its headquarters in Chiyodo, Tokyo, it is also the largest electric power company in Asia.

Tokyo Electric Power Company, popularly called TEPCO, services Japan's Kanto region, Yamanashi Prefecture and the eastern region of Shizuoku Prefecture including the capital city Tokyo. TEPCO has one-third of the Japanese market and is the largest of the 10 electric utility companies in Japan.

It was founded on May 1, 1951 and is currently employing 38,235 people.

Tokyo Electric Power Company in News

Kurion Awarded Contract to Treat Tank Water at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant
Kurion, Inc., an innovator in nuclear and hazardous waste management, announced it has been awarded a contract by the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) to deliver a first-of-a-kind, at-tank mobile system to remove strontium from tank water at the damaged Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

Kurion Acquires Vista Engineering Technologies to Accelerate Global Growth in Nuclear and Hazardous Waste Management
Kurion, Inc., an innovator in nuclear and hazardous waste management, announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Vista Engineering Technologies, a full-service engineering, design and technology firm based in Richland, Wash

Opower Expands Global Reach to Japan
Opower, the global leader in customer engagement solutions for the utility industry, today announced that it has signed a business partnership with Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO). TEPCO, the largest utility in Japan, supplies power to nearly 20 million residential customers. Opower also announced that it has opened an office in Tokyo.

MHI Receives Full-Turnkey Order for 977MW GTCC Power Plant From KEGCO in Thailand
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received a full-turnkey order for the construction of a 977MW (megawatt) gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power generation plant from Khanom Electricity Generating Co., Ltd. (KEGCO), an independent power producer (IPP) in Thailand. The plant is to comprise of two trains of a 488

High-Access Survey Robot Developed Jointly by Honda and AIST Begins Work at TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) have jointly developed a remotely controlled survey robot that will conduct on-site surveys on the first floor of a nuclear reactor building at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station of Tokyo Electric Power Company, Inc. (TEPCO) and help discern structures in high and narrow areas

MHI Develops 'MHI-Super Giraffe (MARS-C)' Remote-controlled Robot Capable of Work at Heights Up to 8 Meters
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has developed a remote-controlled robot, dubbed the "MHI-Super Giraffe (MARS-C)(1), capable of working at heights up to 8 meters (m) and moving freely in areas inaccessible by humans like highly radioactive environments

MHI Develops "MEISTeR " Disaster Recovery Support Robot with 2 Arms Enabling Light-duty Work Tasks
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has developed a prototype of the "MEISTeR (Maintenance Equipment Integrated System of Telecontrol Robot)," a two-armed robot to assist recovery work after disasters or severe accidents by performing light-duty tasks in areas inaccessible by humans

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Hitachi Reach a Basic Agreement on Business Integration in the Thermal Power Generation Systems Field
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (TSE: 7011, "MHI") and Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, "Hitachi") today announced that the two companies have reached a basic agreement on integrating businesses in fields centered on thermal power generation systems and jointly managing these operations

MHI and Obayashi Jointly Develop "Radiation-shielded Seat" To Suppress Radiation Exposure of Machinery Operators Working in Radiation-contaminated Areas
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Obayashi Corporation have jointly developed a "radiation-shielded seat" that suppresses radiation exposures of industrial vehicle operators working in radiation-contaminated areas

Tokyo Aluminum Wire Co. To be Dissolved
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) announces that its affiliate, Tokyo Aluminum Wire Co., Ltd., will be dissolved on September 30, 2013. 1. Outline of the companyCompany name: Tokyo Aluminum Wire Co., Ltd

EnergySolutions Enters Second Phase of Fukushima Clean-Up Contract
EnergySolutions (NYSE: ES) announced today that it has entered into the second phase of its contract with Toshiba Corporation (Toshiba) as part of the on-going remediation of the damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant.

EnergySolutions Selected for Fukushima Clean-Up
EnergySolutions (NYSE: ES) has been selected by Toshiba Corporation (Toshiba) as the technology provider for the clean-up of the large volume of radioactively contaminated water at the damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant

India views trade ties with US, Japan as long term investment relationship: Sharma
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Friday said in the emerging paradigm, India views its relationship with both US and Japan that transcends trade related relationship to a long term technology, innovation and investment relationship.

Fukushima Sees Recent Lack of Trouble, While Japanese Government Heavily Criticized, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- As Japan nears the one-year anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake, the ensuing nuclear disaster at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station, owned and operated by Tokyo Electric Power Company (TYO:9501) (Tokyo) (TEPCO), continues to shape the nation's news

Kurion and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Sign Agreement to Demonstrate Kurion’s Modular Vitrification System®
Kurion, Inc., an innovator in nuclear waste management, announced that it has entered into a cooperation agreement with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to test and demonstrate its Modular Vitrification System (MVS®) using radioactive waste simulants as the next step in its commercialization strategy

Probe finds high radiation in crippled Fukushima's second reactor
The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has said damage to one of the reactors is much worse than earlier expected.

One Year After Tsunami, Kurion System Responsible for Approximately 70 Percent of the Radioactivity Removed from Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant
Kurion, Inc., an innovator in nuclear waste management, today announced that since the June 17 start-up of its proprietary cesium removal system at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant it has processed more than 137,340 Metric Tons (MT) (36 million gallons) of waste water and was responsible for removal of approximately 3

Fukushima No.1 plant witnesses rise in radioactive release
The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has said the amount of radioactive materials released from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant has seen a rise this month as compared with December.

Japan to tighten nuke power plant operation laws
Japan is prepping to tighten laws and regulations related to atomic power plants, obliging operators of existing reactors to comply with the latest safety requirements, government sources have said.

TEPCO probe finds 'no errors' in handling Fukushima nuke meltdown
A TEPCO probe, has not found any evidence of a significant error in the company's handling of the Fukushima nuclear meltdown following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

Japan's tsunami-hit Fukushima plant's reactor was perilously close to full meltdown
Japan's earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant was near a full meltdown than the company analyses had earlier indicated, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Corporation (TEPCO) has revealed.

Kurion Cesium Removal System Continues Operation In Spite Of Small Leakage Found in Drip Pan
Kurion, Inc., an innovator in nuclear waste management, announced that approximately 3 metric tons (3 cubic meters) of leaked water was discovered a week ago in a processing skid within the Kurion supplied Ion Specific Media System (a.k.a. Cesium Absorption System) at the tsunami-damaged Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant

Plutonium traces found outside Fukushima nuke plant compound
Traces of plutonium fallout outside the Fukushima No.1 power plant's compound have been confirmed by Japan's Ministry of Science through tests conducted in June.

Tepco told to double cost cuts to compensate Fukushima nuke crisis victims
A Japanese Government panel has called on the Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) to double its cost cuts to compensate Fukushima nuclear crisis victims.

Tepco says its own emergency manual was 'useless' in tackling Fukushima disaster
A Tokyo Electric Power Company(TEPCO) report has said its emergency manual was useless in tackling the Fukushima nuclear crisis resulting from the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

Fukushima nuke plant to melt within 38 hours of another March 11 magnitude disaster
The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has warned that the Fukushima nuclear plant will start melting within 38 hours, if water injections, which are cooling the plant, are hit by another earthquake and tsunami of the March 11,2011 magnitude.

Kamakura Reports Sixth Deterioration in Corporate Credit Quality in Seven Months
Kamakura Corporation reported Thursday that the Kamakura index of troubled public companies showed the sixth month of deterioration in the last seven months, rising 0.38% to 7.64% in November. The index hit an intra-month high of 8.10% just a few days before November month end. At the 7

Infocast's Nuclear Safety Post-Fukushima Summit Debuts
Infocast will hold the Nuclear Safety Post-Fukushima Summit at the Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel in Washington, D.C., on December 5-7, 2011. The Japanese earthquake and subsequent tsunami triggered a worldwide examination of safety regulations and operating procedures for all nuclear power plants

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