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Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India
5.5 lakhs to 6 lakths
September 20, 2019

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June *th, ****

Sojitz Corporation

Birdsboro Natural Gas-Fired Power Plant in the U.S. Begins Operations The Birdsboro Power Plant, which has been under construction in Pennsylvania, started commercial operation on May 30th

. Sojitz Corporation ( Sojitz ) acquired

stake in Birdsboro Power LLC, project owner of the natural gas-fired power plant facility in 2017, as announced in a press release on April 6th

, 2017.

[Power Plant Facility]

The Birdsboro Power Plant is a combined-cycle generating facility* that uses state-of-the-art gas turbines. The plant will supply energy to the northeastern United States through sales into PJM, * North America’s largest wholesale electricity market.

* Combined-cycle generation—A form of power generation with a combination of gas and steam turbines in order to produce energy more efficiently than a generator configured with only a gas turbine

* PJM—A major U.S. wholesale energy market that covers 13 northeastern states (including Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland) and the District of Columbia As demand for large-scale power projects and other infrastructure-related investments in the U.S. rises, Sojitz will make use of its experience in power and energy sector to proactively pursue initiatives in this sector. Related Information:

[Company Overview – Birdsboro Power Plant]

Project Name Birdsboro Power

Main Business Sale of electricity and capacity from a natural gas-fired power plant into the PJM marketplace (a regional wholesale electricity market in the northeastern United States) Project Site Birdsboro, Berks County, Pennsylvania (U.S.) Ownership Sojitz Corporation 22.2%

Ares EIF Management* 33.3%

Tokyo Gas America Ltd. 33.3%

Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc. 11.1%



488MW (Total output)

* Private funds, managed by a subsidiary of Ares Management Corporation, that invest in the power and infrastructure space.

[For questions regarding this press release, contact:] Sojitz Corporation Public Relations Dept. 03 6871 3404

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