Friday, December 16, 2011

TEPCO: Owner of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Facility

The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is the Japanese conglomerate at the center of the nuclear radiation emergency at Fukushima, Japan. TEPCO is the fourth largest power company in the world, and the biggest in Asia, operating 17 nuclear reactors and supplying one-third of Japan’s electricity.  TEPCO was established in May 1, 1951.

TEPCO's first nuclear power facility, the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station's No. 1 reactor (460 MW) began operation on March 26, 1971. 

TEPCO's headquarters office is located at 1-1-3 Uchisaiwai-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN.  Its Washington Office is located at Suite 720,1901 L Street, N.W.,Washington, D.C. 20036, U.S.A. Tel: +1-202-457-0790. TEPCO's London Office is located at Wing 7, Fourth Floor, Berkeley Square House,Berkeley Square London W1J 6BR, U.K. Tel: +44-20-7629-5271

TEPCO holds equity capital of 900.9 billion yen ($11.5 billion)

TEPCO has 38, 671 employees and 28.73 million customers.

TEPCO has electricity sales of 293,386 GWh (FY2010)


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