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Tohoku Electric Power

Tohoku Electric Power is a publicly listed company headquartered in Sendai, Japan. In 2020, its revenue was USD21.4 billion and installed capacity was 27 Gigawatts (GW). Tohoku EPCO has a diverse generation portfolio mainly based on fossil fuels, nuclear and hydro sources. It is growing its renewable capacity and currently involved in 22 renewable projects.

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#1 2.5 /4 #17

Material Investment

#1 1.6 /7 #31

Intangible Investment

#1 0.0 /2 #20


#1 1.6 /4 #30

Policy Engagement

#1 0.5 /1 #20

Business Model

#1 0.5 /2 #34
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Tohoku receives a trend score of -. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely decrease. Tohoku Electric Power’s future emissions intensity is projected to decrease by 2% annually between 2021 and 2025. The reduction rate should be four times higher to align with the company’s 1.5°C pathway. The company continues to rely heavily on fossil fuels and has recently begun commercial operation of a new coal and LNG-fired units. Locked-in emissions from Tohoku’s current and pipeline assets exceed the budget attributed to the company by its 1.5°C pathway by 46%.

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  1. 2020

More about the company

Sendai, Japan
Group revenue (2020)
USD 21.4 billion
Publicly listed
Installed capacity (2020)
26.7 GW

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2.000 most influential companies

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