Hokuriku Electric Power
03 апреля, 13:30

Petronas Starts LNG Sales to Hokuriku

The first cargo of Malaysian LNG has arrived at Hokuriku, marking the start of a ten-year sales contract.

27 апреля 2016, 09:35

National › Nuclear regulator says fault below Shika reactor may be active

The nuclear safety body said Wednesday it has accepted the conclusion by geological experts that a fault below a reactor at Hokuriku Electric Power Co's Shika nuclear plant in Ishikawa Prefecture may be active, a decision that could lead to the scrapping of the unit. The experts on a panel…

03 сентября 2015, 07:05

Solar power supplies 10 percent of Japan peak summer power: Asahi

Japan has been pouring billions of dollars in clean-energy investment after introducing a feed-in tariff (FIT) program in 2012, aiming to help the world's third-biggest economy shift away from its reliance on nuclear power after the March 2011 Fukushima disaster. Asahi's survey showed that the ratio of solar power at peak hours was as low as Hokuriku Electric Power's 5.9 percent and as high as Kyushu Electric Power's 24.6 percent, depending on access to ample land with favorable sunlight conditions.

07 мая 2015, 23:50

Business › Hokuriku Electric signs first LNG purchase agreement

Japanese regional utility Hokuriku Electric Power Co said on Thursday it had signed its first agreement to buy liquefied natural gas (LNG) as it prepares for a move into the fuel for electricity generation. While a relatively small contract, at 380,000 tons a year from Malaysia, the agreement adds to…