SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

March 16, 2011 12:00 ET

Mothballed Hydropower Stations to Be Restarted to Compensate for Lack of Electricity in Tokyo Electric Area, an Industrial Info News Alert

TOKYO--(Marketwire - March 16, 2011) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- To meet electric power demands, Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MLIT) (Tokyo) has announced that it will reopen five closed hydropower plants.

One of the stations belongs to East Japan Railway Company (TYO:9020) (JR East) (Tokyo) and is located along the Shinano River in Niigata prefecture. The remaining four, Shiobara (Tochigi prefecture), Shinanogawa (Niigata prefecture), Kiyotsugawa-Yuzawa (Niigata prefecture) and Uonogawa-Ishiuchi (Niigata prefecture) belong to Tokyo Electric Power Company Incorporated (TYO:9501) (TEPCO) (Tokyo, Japan).

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