<Notice> Power Optimizer Co., Ltd., which specializes in local retail electricity business, has been certified as a target business for the "subsidy to promote the relocation of headquarters functions" by Akita Prefecture.

Optimizer groupPower Optimizer Inc.(hereinafter referred to as Power Optimizer) will locate the head office of its direct sales retail electricity business in Akita City and at the same time relocate the head office to Akita Prefecture. This relocation is a project supported by a subsidy to promote the relocation of head office functions, etc. promoted by Akita Prefecture.

Regarding energy management automation technology, our company plans to work on applied development aimed at incorporating various energy resources and using them more efficiently, based on the technology that our parent company has developed to date. In order to implement this initiative, in October 2017, we changed the company name to Power Optimizer and opened the head office of our direct sales retail electricity business, with the aim of using the technology we had cultivated to help revitalize Akita, where our CEO is from. We decided to locate in Akita City, and at the same time moved our head office to Akita City. We have been certified as a project eligible for the "Head Office Function Transfer Promotion Subsidy" stipulated by Akita Prefecture, where we are located.

Since the Great East Japan Earthquake, the vulnerability of the current infrastructure system to disasters from previous earthquakes has been exposed, and it has become clear that it will have a wide-ranging and serious impact. The construction of next-generation infrastructure for the future is essential, and there is a need to realize environmentally friendly locally produced and locally consumed power generation and decentralized smart communities as infrastructure that makes the region self-reliant.

In the future, with the aim of promoting economic circulation within the region, we will contribute to the creation of a city that will lead to the future together with the local people through further technological development.

[About Power Optimizer Co., Ltd.]
Established as Ryokushin Electric Power in February 2015 with the business purpose of selling electricity and consulting on the construction of renewable energy power plants. Utilizing AI energy management automation technology developed by our parent company Optimizer Co., Ltd. with a subsidy from NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization), we will improve the efficiency of energy use for electricity consumers such as companies. We are aiming to achieve fully automatic operation of a series of tasks in the retail electricity business, from power generation to facility-based power demand forecasting and supply and demand management, using energy management automation technology that utilizes AI technology. .

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