A. We will leverage our strengths to expand our electrical power business in order to contribute to solving electricity supply and demand issues. We regard the following attributes as our the key strengths.
We have five power plants currently in operation or planned, which will provide a combined generation capacity of 3.6 MW.
A. The price of LNG imported into Japan is strongly linked to crude oil prices and the price of LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) and LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) which make up gas resource costs are influenced by crude oil price and exchange rate fluctuations. A system is in place that adjusts the unit cost (1m3 units) of gas resource costs in accordance with factors such as these crude oil price and exchange rate fluctuations. The gas rate adjustment system enables changes in gas resource costs due to external factors, such as crude oil price and exchange rate fluctuations, to be swiftly reflected in gas rates. It was introduced in January 1996 to make gas rates more transparent and clarify the efforts of gas suppliers to increase management efficiency.
A. These are network systems that realize an optimum supply of heat and electricity to multiple consumers by not only distributing the electricity and heat produced by combining cogeneration and renewable energy to multiple consumers, but also distributing this using information and communications technology. This balances consumer comfort, the reduction of CO2 emissions, and energy conservation across an entire society.