The Chugoku Electric Power Co., Inc. engages in generation, transmission, and distribution of electric power in Japan. The company operates through three segments: Electric Power, Comprehensive Energy Supply, and Information and Telecommunications. It generates power through hydroelectric, thermal, nuclear, renewable, biomass, coal, and other energy sources.
The company also provides energy utilization services, such as the sale of liquefied natural gas and other fuels, and electricity and heat; electrical communications and data processing services; and environmental harmony creation, business/lifestyle support, electric power business support, and other services, as well as consulting services. As of March 31, 2020, it operated 92 hydroelectric power stations with generating capacity of 2,905 MW; 9 thermal power stations (steam) with generating capacity of 7,765 MW; 3 thermal power stations (internal combustion) with generating capacity of 36 MW; 1 nuclear power station with generating capacity of 820 MW; and 2 photovoltaic power stations with generating capacity of 6 MW. The company was incorporated in 1951 and is headquartered in Hiroshima, Japan.