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The Kansai Electric Power Company- Company Profile


Company Legal Name

The Kansai Electric Power Co.




Electric Utility

Geographical Presence



The Kansai Electric Power Company is a Japanese electric utility company engaged in the business of electric power, heat supply, telecommunications, and gas supply services. It is involved in the activities of Power System operation; Power system maintenance; Information & Communication Engineering; Civil Engineering; Biotechnology; Material science.

The company organizes its business under the following segments: Electric Power Transmission and Distribution, Information and Telecommunications (IT), and Life and Business solutions.

With an employee count of over 18,000 and an experience of 72 years and 84 group companies, the company maintains a network of 914 substations, 167 power generating facilities, and 18,804 km length of power generating transmission lines.

Chubu so far handled 20 Overseas power generation projects in 12 countries including the Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan, Singapore, Australia, Laos, Indonesia, United States, Ireland, United Kingdom, Germany, and Finland. Kansai participated in the San Roque Hydroelectric Power Project in 1998 as the first Japanese utility to enter the overseas electric power (IPP) business.

R&D locations:  Fukui; Shiga; Kyoto; Hyogo; Nara; Osaka; Wakayama.



Company Revenue (March 2020)

3,184 billion JPY

Net Income (March 2020)

130 billion JPY

President of the Board

Makoto Yogi

Number of Employees (March 2020)


Registered Address

3-6-16 Nakanoshima Kita-Ku, Osaka 530-8270, Japan


Key Projects:

  • Asia project Nam Ngiep 1 Hydropower Project
  • Rajamandala Hydropower Project.



  • Reforming corporate culture; strengthening compliance function; Restructuring the governance system for the Nuclear Power Division.
  • Business portfolio transformation
  • Expanding and heightening businesses

The company was incorporated in the year 1951 and is headquartered in Japan.



Phone Number

81 6 64418821

Fax Number

81 6 64417143