Press Release (Mar 25,2011)
Special Measures for the electricity bills for the customers who have suffered from the Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyo-Oki Earthquake (2011)
We sincerely express our best wish for all the customers who have suffered from the Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyo-Oki Earthquake ("Earthquake").
If requested from customers who suffered from the Earthquake in the areas where the Disaster Relief Act was applied, we will offer special measures for the electricity bills for such customers (previously announce on March 15th, 16th and 18th).
Further to the additional application of Disaster Relief Act to 4 municipalities in Chiba Prefectures, we have decided to expand areas to those we apply exceptional conditions of electricity supply (Special Measures for the customers who have seriously suffered from Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyo-Oki Earthquake) to General Supply Provisions, based on a proviso of Section I of Article 21 of Electricity Business Act., have applied to Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry for and have acquired an additional approval. The contents are as follows.
All the customers who have suffered from the Earthquake since March 11th in the areas shown below to which the Disaster Relief Act is applied in relation to the Earthquake and who applied for the special measures:
Ibaraki Prefecture; Mito city, Hitachi city, Tsuchiura city, Ishioka city, Ryugasaki city, Shimotsuma city, Joso city, Hitachiota city, Takahagi city, Kitaibaraki city, Kasama city, Toride city, Ushiku city, Tsukuba city, Hitachinaka city, Kashima city, Itako city, Hitachiomiya city, Kasumigaura city, Sakuragawa city, Kamisu city, Namegata city, Hokota city, Tsukubamirai city, Omitama city, Ibaraki town, Oarai town, Shirosato town, Tokai village, Daigo town, Ami town, Naka city, Miho village, Kawachi village, Chikusei city, Inashiki city, Tone town Tochigi Prefecture; Utsunomiya city, Oyama city, Moka city, Otawara city,Yaita city, Nasukarasuyama city, Sakura city, Nasushiobara city, Mashiko town, Motegi town, Ichikai town, Haga town, Takanezawa town, Nasu town, Nakagawa townChiba Prefecture; Asahi city, Katori city, Yamatake city, Tsukumo town, Chiba city (Mihama ward), Narashino city, Abiko city and Urayasu city, and other neighboring areas below. Ibaraki Prefecture; Bando city, Moriya city, Yachiyo town, Yuuki city, Koga city Tochigi Prefecture; Nikko city, Kanuma city, Shimotsuke city, Shioya town, Mibu town, Kaminokawa town, Tochigi city, Nogi town Chiba Prefecture; Noda city, Kashiwa city, Choshi city, Tohnosyo town, Narita city, Yachimata city, Togane city, Tomisato city, Sosa city, Sakae town, Oamishirasato town, Shibayama town, Yokoshibahikari town, Kanzaki town, Tako town, Inzai city, Chiba city (Chuo ward, Hanamigawa ward, Inage ward), Ichikawa city, Funabashi city, Yachiyo city Tokyo; Edogawa ward
1.Deferring the due date for 1 month As to the electricity bill for February 2011 (whose due date is March 11 or afterward), March 2011, and April 2011, the due date* is deferred for 1 month.
*The due date is 30 days after the next day of meter-reading.
2.Exemption from payment for the months of no electricity use If you have been used no electricity since the occurrence of damage from the Earthquake, we do not charge any amount for the 6 month after the month when the damage of the Earthquake has risen.
3.Exemption from the payment for the construction If you have been used no electricity, terminate the contract of electricity since the occurrence of damage from the Earthquake, and applied for a new electricity contract by the end of September, 2011, basically we do not charge any amount for the construction.
4.Exemption from the payment for temporary construction If you applied for an contract of temporary electricity for the purpose of restore the damaged areas by the end of September, 2011, we do not charge any amount for the temporarily construction.
5.Exemption from payment of the basic fee for the broken facilities due to the Earthquake If customers' electricity facilities partly broke down due to the Earthquake, we do not charge basic fees for the broken facilities unless the facilities become in service, by the end of September 2011.
6.Exemption from the construction to install electricity meters etcetera If you apply for changing the position of an electricity meter or a service wire by the end of September 2011, basically we do not charge any amount for the first part of the construction.