Japan's Mitsubishi Corp and Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) said on Monday they had won a contract to build a 300 billion yen ($2.5 billion) gas-fired power plant in Qatar, as Japan steps up investment in infrastructure in Asia.
Qatar Liquefied Gas Company (Qatargas 1) has entered into a new long-term LNG sales and purchase agreement with the largest Japanese LNG buyer, Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco).
This is the first long-term bilateral agreement betw
Shareholders of Tokyo Electric Power Co, operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, are suing the utility's executives for a record 5.5 trillion yen ($67.4 billion) in compensation, lawyers said.
The Fukushima Daiichi plant
Japanese nuclear power plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) hopes it will be able to achieve cold shutdown of its crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in six to nine months.
The firm said the first step would be cooling the r
Japan raised the severity of its nuclear disaster to the highest level on Tuesday, putting it on a par with the world's worst disaster nuclear accident at Chernobyl after another major aftershock rattled the quake-ravaged east.
Japan plans to extend the evacuation zone around its crippled nuclear plant because of high radiation levels, local media reported on Monday, with engineers no closer to regaining control of six reactors hit by a giant tsunami one month ago.
The operator of Japan's quake-stricken nuclear plant said on Saturday it had found radioactive water leaking into the sea from a cracked concrete pit at its No.2 reactor in Fukushima.
Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) officials said it was p
Highly radioactive water has been found at a second reactor at a crippled nuclear power station in Japan, the plant's operator said, as fears of contamination escalated two weeks after a huge earthquake and tsunami battered the complex.