Until quite recently, landing a job at Tokyo Electric Power Co., Japan’s largest and most powerful electric utility, meant a lifetime of steady employment and generous paychecks, a status envied and often likened to that of a civil servant.
But those days are gone.
Placed under heavy public scrutiny in the aftermath of the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant since the March 11 quake and tsunami, Tepco has been struggling to figure out how it can survive one of the worst nuclear disasters in history.
Below are some questions and answers about Tepco:
Continue reading at “When it comes to mighty Tepco, pride goes before the fall” via the Japan Times Online.