Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings, Inc. President Tomoaki Kobayakawa has urged major power companies and nuclear reactor manufacturers to drastically realign and integrate nuclear power businesses. “The nuclear power sector is now divided into electric power companies that operate such businesses and manufacturers responsible for the construction and maintenance of power plants. It’d be more rational to merge them,” he told a news conference at the Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan in Tokyo on Jan. 18. A call by the head of a major electric power company for such realignment is extremely rare and is expected to create a stir in the power industry.
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