Osaka Gas commenced retail sales of electric power in April 2016 in response to the full deregulation of the electricity retail market, and as of June 3, 2017 has accounts with approximately 350,000 customers, supplying electricity to households, restaurants, dry cleaners, and other low-voltage fields. We will strive to expand retail sales with the aim of supplying power to 700,000 customers by FY2020. In special high-voltage and high-voltage power, as before, we sell power as a sales agent of ENNET Corporation.*1
The Osaka Gas Group also has alliances with other business operators in retail sales, in addition to selling and procuring power at the Japan Electric Power Exchange.
*1ENNET Corporation is a joint venture established by three companies: NTT Facilities, Tokyo Gas, and Osaka Gas.
It entered the retail electricity business in 2000.
Currently, we own about 1,880 MW of power in Japan—about 3,280 MW when including international power sources.