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Sojitz and Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Group Jointly Begin Sales of Household Energy Storage Systems in Japan

– Contributing to a Stable Supply of Household Electricity –

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Jul. 6, 2022
Formosa Bio and Energy Corporation Japan
Sojitz Corporation
Sojitz Building Materials Corporation

Sojitz Corporation (“Sojitz”) has concluded an exclusive agency agreement with Formosa Bio and Energy Corporation Japan (the Japanese subsidiary of Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Group) on July 5th for sales of residential energy storage systems in Japan. Sojitz Building Materials Corporation will serve as the sole sales agent, with sales to begin from fall 2022.

Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Group is a large-scale conglomerate and world-class company in the chemical and semiconductor fields. The company will leverage its technical expertise and know-how from over a decade of experience handling the manufacture and sales of battery energy storage system for industrial applications (UPS), both in Taiwan and overseas, to newly enter the residential energy storage business in Japan.

In addition to beginning of sales of battery energy storage systems for residential and industrial applications in Japanese market, Formosa Plastics Group and Sojitz have reached an agreement to jointly pursue the collection, reuse, and recycling of lithium ion batteries from various applications in Taiwan and Japan.

Company Overview – Formosa Plastics Group

Established 1954
Main Business Synthetic resin, fiber and textiles, petrochemicals, electronic components, transportation, biotechnology, education, and steel
Number of Employees 116,599 employees (as of end of December 2021) 
Total Capitalization TWD 4.4 trillion (approx. 20.3 trillion yen, FY2021) 
Sales TWD 2.5 trillion (approx. 11.3 trillion yen, FY2021)

Company Overview – Sojitz Corporation

Representative Director Masayoshi Fujimoto
Established 2003
Capitalization 160,339,000,000 yen (as of June 30th, 2022) 
Sales 2,100,800,000,000 yen (FY2021)
Website Sojitz Corporation's Website

Company Overview – Sojitz Building Materials Corporation

Representative Director Takashi Sumi
Established 1982
Capitalization 1,039,400,000 yen (as of June 30th, 2022)
Sales 104,200,000,000 yen (FY2021)



[Full load hybrid power storage system]
This system can control both solar power generation and storage batteries with a single power conditioner. Since it is a full-load storage battery, all of home appliances can be used as needed.

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[For questions regarding this press release, contact:]

Formosa Bio and Energy Corporation Japan +81-90-3759-8055
Sojitz Corporation Public Relations Dept. +81-3-6871-3404
Sojitz Building Materials Corporation
East Japan Business Division Environmental Business Development Office +81-3-6870-7816

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