Okinawa Electric Power Company

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The Okinawa Electric Power Company, Incorporated
Public KK (TYO: 9511)
Industry Energy
Predecessor Ryukyu Electric Power Corporation
Founded Urasoe, Okinawa, Japan (May 15, 1972 (1972-05-15))
Headquarters Urasoe, Okinawa, Japan
Area served
Okinawa Prefecture
Revenue ¥162,501 million (2010, consolidated)
¥17,397 million (2010, consolidated)
¥8,950 million (2010, consolidated)
Total assets ¥365,299 million (2010, consolidated)
Total equity ¥119,651 million (2010, consolidated)
Number of employees
2,495 (2010, consolidated)

The Okinawa Electric Power Company, Incorporated (沖縄電力株式会社?, Okinawa Denryoku Kabushiki-gaisha), OEPC or Okiden (沖電?) for short, is an electric utility with its exclusive operational area of Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. It is the smallest by electricity sales among Japan’s ten regional power utilities, indeed, its electricity sales is approximately 140 of that of The Tokyo Electric Power Company,[1] though it is the largest by revenue among companies headquartered in Okinawa.[2]


  1. ^ "Lighting & Power Demand Volume and Change by Company and Use (FY2009)" (PDF). Electricity Demand in FY2009 (Confirmed Report). Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan. 30 April 2010. Retrieved 15 December 2010. 
  2. ^ 県内企業売上高ランキング [Ranking of companies in Okinawa Prefecture by revenue]. Ryūkyū Shimpō (in Japanese). 6 August 2010. Retrieved 15 December 2010.