Daiwa Energy & Infrastructure is a core strategic arm of Daiwa Securities Group (the 2nd largest securities in Japan) invests in the area of energy and infrastructure.
Looop is one of the largest renewable energy EPC/IPP companies in Japan with more than 300MW track record of developing power plants worldwide. It also offers a broad array of energyservices in its retail business "Looop Denki" since 2015. It now has gained over 200,000 low-voltage plan customers as of the end of March 2020, and that makes it the largest independent new power retailer in Japan. Looop plays a pivotal role in a smart city project in cooperation withthe local government in Saitama, Japan.
HOKURIKU ELECTRIC is an electric utility with 2.1M customers. Their generation mix is characterised by a higher ratio of hydroelectric power - which is less carbon intensive than other forms of generation - thanks to plentiful water resources in their area. Their Transmission/Distribution Division was reformed as a separate entity in 2020 and plans to install smart meters to all household by 2024.
Enechange is Japan's most popular energy switching website, having 3 million monthly unique visitors and working with over 100 energy suppliers. Enechange is also recognised as one of the most innovative energy ventures in Japan, providing vertically integrated tech solutions - such as data-driven CRM solutions, smart-meter data management (SMAP), etc. - for energy suppliers.