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Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc. history, profile and corporate video

   Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc. (東北電力株式会社) is an electric utility headquartered in Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan. It was founded in 1955, a time when Japan was finally emerging from the postwar turmoil. Since then, Tohoku serves individual and corporate customers in six prefectures of the Tohoku region and Niigata Prefecture.

   In 2018, Tohoku Electric Co. joined overseas projects and invested in the Rantau Dedap Geothermal Power Project in Sumatra, Indonesia.


   Tohoku supplies high-quality, reliable power and contributes to the development of local communities. It combines multiple energy sources for power generation, including thermal, hydroelectric, geothermal, and solar energy, in such a way that ensures a steady and affordable electricity supply.

Power Generation Facilities

  • Hydroelectric (205 stations)
  • Thermal (8 stations)
  • Geothermal (4 stations)
  • Solar (4 stations)
  • Nuclear (2 stations)

   With more than 24,000 employees, Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc. is considered one of the largest electric utilities in Japan in terms of revenue, alongside TEPCO, KEPCO and Chubu Electric Power.

*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, and www.tohoku-epco.co.jp/english.

**Video published on YouTube by “Economy Trivia“.