Commencement of Electricity Retailing Services for Low Voltage Users in Japan

Nov. 27. 2015
Marubeni Corporation

Marubeni Corporation (“Marubeni”) will commence electricity retailing services for low voltage users in Japan on April 1, 2016, through its wholly owned subsidiary Marubeni Power Retail Corporation (“MPRC”).


MPRC today opened a new website(*1) in advance of the commencement of its services which introduces a business overview, general explanation and various Q&A in relation to the liberalization of the electricity market planned for April, 2016. Details of MPRC services are also available.


Other contents of the new website, such as its price plan, application page for services, price simulation system, customer’s private page, etc., will be added accordingly to respond to customer needs.



    January 2016  : Commencement of advance applications

    April 2016       : Commencement of power supply to customers


MPRC is keen to expand its business field by utilizing know-how of demand-supply management obtained through Power Producer Supplier business since 2002, a sufficient track record which the Marubeni group possesses in power business around the world, and the development experience of renewable energy in domestic market.


About Marubeni Power Retail Corporation

 Company Name  Marubeni Power Retail Corporation
 URL (*1)  https://denki.marubeni.co.jp/
 President and CEO  Tomofumi FUKUDA
 Head Office  4-2, Ohtemachi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8088, Japan
 Incorporated  January 21, 2011
 Capital  JPY 1 million (Wholly owned by Marubeni Corporation)
 Number of Employees  41 (as of November 1, 2015)
 Main Business  1.Electricity trading business and its agency
 2.EPC and IPP business in Power sector and its agency business