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Tepco seeks partners for new nuclear plant

  • 5 years ago (2017-05-12)
  • David Flin
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Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco), owner of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station, has said that it is seeking partners to help re-establish itself in the nuclear power business. The Japan Times reported that the partnership would focus on building two light-water reactors at the Higashidori nuclear power station in the Aomori Prefecture.

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Higashidori is the site of one reactor, owned by the Tohuku Electric Power Company.

Tepco, while facing massive expenses on the clean-up and decommissioning of Fukushoma Daiichi, is hoping to increase revenues through partnerships in both electricity generation and power grid operations.