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Kyushu Electric Power

Kyushu Electric Power is a publicly listed company headquartered in Fukuoka, Japan. In 2020, its revenue was USD20.5 billion and installed capacity was 18 Gigawatts (GW). Kyushu's emissions had been reducing until recently. Kyushu has a transition plan in place which aims to expand its renewable capacity. Kyushu lacks a phase-out date for all coal, net-zero target and fossil fuels account for about 85% of its generation.

Ranking position
#33 /50
Total score
23.8 /100
Performance score
5.0 /20
Narrative Score
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Performance module name Performance module score Rank (0-50)


#1 0.0 /4 #35

Material Investment

#1 2.4 /7 #18

Intangible Investment

#1 0.0 /2 #20


#1 2.0 /4 #28

Policy Engagement

#1 0.2 /1 #39

Business Model

#1 0.5 /2 #34
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Risks and opportunities


Kyushu receives a trend score of -. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely decrease. Kyushu’s transition plan aims to increase its renewable energy capacity to 5 GW by 2030, but aims to only phase-out inefficient coal. In 2019 it began commercial operation of an ultra-supercritical coal-fired power plant. Kyushu will strongly exceeds its carbon budget to 2035. Its transition plan outlines developing its energy service business, building a sustainable community, and strengthening business foundations. However, it should implement a coal phase-out date to strengthen this.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

Just Transition Assessment

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  1. 2020
  2. 2023

More about the company

Fukuoka, Japan
Group revenue (2020)
USD 20.5 billion
Publicly listed
Installed capacity (2020)
18.3 GW

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2,000 most influential companies

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