SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

March 15, 2011 09:56 ET

Japan's Oil-, Gas- and Coal-Fired Power Stations Face Outages, an Industrial Info News Alert

TOKYO--(Marketwire - March 15, 2011) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Since Friday's 9.0 earthquake, which struck off the coast of Miyagi prefecture in Japan, the prime concern of Tokyo Electric Power Company Incorporated (TYO:9501) (TEPCO) (Tokyo) has been its two nuclear power stations located in Fukushima prefecture. Even excluding its two Fukushima stations, TEPCO is faced with a crippled electrical infrastructure.

TEPCO has a current operating capacity of approximately 20 gigawatts, almost half of its full capacity.

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