The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc. profile and corporate video
The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc. (KEPCO), also known as Kanden, is an electric utility company headquartered in Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan. It was founded on May 1, 1951, upon restructuring of the power business.
The company operates through the following segments: Energy business, Transmission and distribution business, Overseas power business, Information and telecommunications business, Life / Business solution business, and New business.
The Energy business segment covers gas supply and electric power supply obtained from nuclear power and renewable energy sources.
Transmission and distribution business
The Transmission and Distribution business segment guarantees neutral and fair transmission and distribution businesses and provides customers with safe and stable power at low cost, offering appealing power system utilization services.
Overseas power business
The Overseas power business consists of the company’s participation in power generation and transmission projects across 11 countries worldwide.
Information and telecommunications business
The Information and telecommunications business segment provides “eo Optical Fiber” fiber to the home (FTTH) services for Internet, telephone and television with names “eo Optical Fiber Internet,” “eo Optical Fiber Telephone” and “eo Optical Fiber Television”. It also provides “mineo” cell phone services.
Life / Business solution business
The Life / Business solution business segment involves home security, health care and other services for individuals and a range of services for businesses, including leasing and temporary employee placement.
The New business segment creates and provides new businesses and services, including maintenance and inspection of facilities using drones, and remote monitoring services for power plants using AI and IoT technologies.
With more than 32 000 employees, The Kansai Electric Power Company, Inc. (KEPCO) is considered one of the top 2000 largest public companies in the world, according to Forbes.
*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, and ”www.kepco.co.jp/english”.
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