Downfall of Tepco May Hurt Nuclear Sales at Toshiba, Hitachi

Downfall of Tepco May Hurt Nuclear Sales at Toshiba, Hitachi

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The Fukushima plant, seen here in 2010, was built four decades ago when Japan’s first wave of nuclear construction began, had its power and back-up generators knocked out by the tsunami that followed the magnitude-9 earthquake.