Ex-tepco Exec Denies Tsunami Accusations

Ex-TEPCO exec denies tsunami accusations

A Tokyo court has begun questioning 3 former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Company about their involvement in the 2011 nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi plant.

Former chairman Tsunehisa Katsumata and former vice presidents Ichiro Takekuro and Sakae Muto were indicted by court-appointed lawyers on charges of professional negligence resulting in death. All 3 have denied the charges.

Ex-tepco Executive Apologizes In Court

Ex-TEPCO executive apologizes in court

A court in Tokyo is questioning a former executive of Tokyo Electric Power Company in a trial over the nuclear accident at Fukushima Daiichi power plant in 2011. He apologized at the beginning of his testimony.

Tokyo District Court started questioning in the criminal trial of TEPCO's 3 former executives on Tuesday. One of them, former Vice President Sakae Muto, first took the stand to answer questions.

Court To Question Ex-tepco Executives

Court to question ex-TEPCO executives

A court in Tokyo will start questioning three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Company on Tuesday about the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident.

The 3 defendants are former TEPCO Chairman Tsunehisa Katsumata and former Vice Presidents Ichiro Takekuro and Sakae Muto. They are accused of professional negligence resulting in death.

Nra Blames Tepco For Delays In Spent Fuel Removal

NRA blames TEPCO for delays in spent fuel removal

Officials with Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority have criticized the operator of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi power plant for delays in the removal of spent nuclear fuel from a cooling pool at one of the reactors.

Tokyo Electronic Power Company, or TEPCO, explained to NRA officials on Friday that the cause of the delays was lax quality control of facilities and equipment.

Tepco To Retrieve Suspected Fuel Debris

TEPCO to retrieve suspected fuel debris

Tokyo Electric Power Company plans to remove small amounts of suspected fuel debris from one of the damaged reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant as part of decommissioning work.

A meltdown occurred in 3 of the plant's 6 reactors after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster.

Tepco Aid For Tokai No.2 Plant Challenged At Court

TEPCO aid for Tokai No.2 plant challenged at court

Shareholders of Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, are seeking a court injunction to block the firm from extending financial support for the resumption of another operator's nuclear power plant.

Earlier this month, all 5 commissioners of the Nuclear Regulation Authority agreed that the Tokai No.2 plant in Ibaraki Prefecture meets the new regulations introduced after the 2011 nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi plant.

Tepco Told To Hear Local Views For Scrapping Plant

TEPCO told to hear local views for scrapping plant

Japan's economy and industry minister has told Tokyo Electric Power Company to take local opinion into account when drawing up a plan to scrap another nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture.

Hiroshige Seko gave the instruction to TEPCO President Tomoaki Kobayakawa on Friday.

Tepco To Decommission Fukushima Daini Plant

TEPCO to decommission Fukushima Daini plant

Tokyo Electric Power Company has revealed a plan to consider decommissioning all the reactors at its Fukushima Daini nuclear plant.

It is located about 12 kilometers south of the Fukushima Daiichi plant, which was critically damaged by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. All 4 reactors at the Daini plant have been halted since the disaster.

Tepco Picks New Youthful Pioneer In The Midst Of Weight For Corporate Reform

TEPCO picks new youthful pioneer in the midst of weight for corporate reform

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. said Friday it will name Tomoaki Kobayakawa, the 53-year-old leader of the group's power retail arm, as president, restoring the top administration in the midst of expanding weight for corporate reform.

The administrator of the calamity hit Fukushima Daiichi atomic power plant likewise named Takashi Kawamura, the privileged director of Hitachi Ltd., as executive to back the new president. The organization said it will look for shareholder endorsement for the administration reshuffle in June.

Govt., Tepco Offer Harms Managing Over Fukushima

Govt., TEPCO bid harms administering over Fukushima

Japan's government and Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, have requested a court deciding that they should pay harms to a gathering of evacuees over the 2011 Fukushima atomic accident.

The government and TEPCO documented the interest with the Tokyo High Court on Thursday. The utility works the disabled Fukushima Daiichi atomic power plant.

Tepco Neglects To Pinpoint Dissolved Fuel At Fukushima No. 1 Atomic Plant

TEPCO neglects to pinpoint liquefied fuel at Fukushima No. 1 atomic plant

Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) neglected to find softened atomic fuel inside the No. 1 reactor at the debacle stricken Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant in a robot test, however it discovered more elevated amounts of radiation toward the bottom of the reactor holder vessel, the utility said on March 27.

TEPCO made the declaration subsequent to dissecting information acquired from a test led from March 18 through 22, in which a remotely controlled robot was sent into the No. 1 reactor's holder vessel for research.

Tepco To Reshuffle Beat Managers

TEPCO to reshuffle best managers

Some huge changes are in store for the meeting room of the organization that works the Fukushima Daiichi atomic plant. An arranged reshuffle at Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings is gone for accelerating work at the injured plant and pushing forward with business reforms.

The government possesses a dominant part of the shares in TEPCO Holdings, giving it compelling control. The organization confronts a decades-in length assignment of decommissioning the softened down reactors and paying compensation.

Tepco To Reshuffle Best Administration, Elevate Kobayakawa To President

TEPCO to reshuffle beat administration, elevate Kobayakawa to president

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc., administrator of the debacle hit Fukushima atomic power plant, will reshuffle its top administration, elevating Director Tomoaki Kobayakawa to president, individuals near the matter said Sunday.

The organization, known as TEPCO and viably controlled by the Japanese government, will conclude the new administration group before the current month's over and look for shareholder endorsement in June, they said.

Tepco To Delay Searching For End To State Control By 2 Years To Fy 2019

TEPCO to concede searching for end to state control by 2 years to FY 2019

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. will concede a decision on whether to search for a conclusion to its state control by around two years to fiscal 2019 amidst swelling costs originating from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear calamity, a plan of its new system for achievement exhibited Wednesday.

The move is another sign the utility is endeavoring to revive its business even in the wake of getting a capital imbuement of 1 trillion yen ($9 billion) from the governing body in 2012 to strengthen its cash related standing. In any case, calamity cleanup costs have continued climbing, with the latest gage accomplishing 22 trillion yen.