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Press Release (Aug 30,2011)
Lift Date Advance of Electricity Consumption Restriction per Article 27 of Electricity Business Act
                                                          August 30, 2011
                                                         Toshio Nishizawa
                                                                President
                                             Tokyo Electric Power Company

Today, the government announced that the lift date of the "Restriction on 
Electricity Consumption per Article 27 of the Electricity Business Act" 
imposed from July 1st will be advanced from September 22nd to September 
9th, eleven days ahead of schedule. The lift will apply to all TEPCO 
coverage areas. However, for designated areas of distress due to the 
earthquake (certain parts of Ibaraki, Tochigi and Chiba prefectures), the 
lift will take effect from September 2nd, 2011.

We sincerely apologize to the general public for the tremendous 
inconvenience and anxiety that has arisen on account of the significant 
damage sustained by our generation facilities due to the March 11th 
earthquake. We are very grateful for your understanding and cooperation 
in helping us conserve electricity during such a time this summer.

As for large corporations and public institutions subject to the 
restriction on electricity consumption, we apologize again for the impact 
such regulations have had on your overall operations such as marketing and 
manufacturing. 

We will continue to exercise our utmost effort to secure stable electricity 
supply and demand. Even after the Restriction on Electricity Consumption is 
lifted, your continued understanding and cooperation in maintaining 
electricity usage within a reasonable range will be greatly appreciated. 



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