July 31, 2020
Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.
Acacia Renewables K.K.

Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. (President: Takehiro Honjo, hereinafter, “Osaka Gas”) and Acacia Renewables K.K. (CEO: Jun Ohashi, hereinafter, “Acacia”) have, on this date, sent the “Environmental Impact Assessment Consideration Statement for [tentative name] Saga Karatsu City Offshore Wind Power Project” (hereinafter, “EIA Consideration Statement”), based on the Environmental Impact Assessment Law, to the Minister of METI1, the Governor of Saga Prefecture, the Mayor or Karatsu City, the Mayor of Genkai Town, the Governor of Nagasaki Prefecture, the Mayor of Matsuura City, the Mayor of Iki City, and the Mayor of Hirado City.​

 In addition, we will carry out a public notification of the EIA Consideration Statement as follows below. For details please kindly refer to the Acacia homepage(https://www.acacia-renewables.com/news-jap. Publication planned on August 3, 2020) and the Osaka Gas homepage (https://www.osakagas.co.jp/company/renewable_energy. Publication planned on August 3, 2020).

 Osaka Gas and Acacia signed an agreement to cooperate on the development of offshore wind power generation in Japan on March 9, this year.2 Through continued stakeholder engagement of all relevant parties, starting with the local community, we will move responsibly towards the realization of this endeavor.​

1 Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry

2 Please see the following link to “Agreement to Cooperate on Offshore Wind Power Generation” published on March 9, 2020: link


  1. Public notification of EIA Consideration Statement​​​

1) Location for public notification: Official buildings for the related local governments (Karatsu City Hall, Nagasaki Prefectural Office, Matsuura City Hall and its other administrative offices, Iki City Hall, as well as Hirado City Hall and its other administrative offices)​

2) Time period for public notification: Monday August 3, 2020 to Wednesday September 2, 2020.

【Profile of Partner Companies】

<Osaka Gas>

Company Name        Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.

Head Office               4-1-2 Hiranomachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Japan

Representative         Takehiro Honjo, President

Capital                      132,166 million yen

Establishment           April 10, 1897

Scope of Business    Production, supply and sale of gas, Power generation, supply, sale of

                                  electricity etc.​


Company Name        Acacia Renewables K.K

Head Office               Millennium Tsukiji 7F​ 2-15-19 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Representative          Jun Ohashi, CEO

Capital                       90 million yen

Establishment           February 28, 2014

Scope of Business    Development, owning, investment, construction, operation, maintenance, and

                                  asset management activity for renewable energy power plant

Daigas Group’s initiatives on renewable energy are introduced on the following website page.

(For PC)  https://www.osakagas.co.jp/company/renewable_energy/index.html

(For Mobile)https://www.osakagas.co.jp/sp/company/renewable_energy/index.html

【Press Inquiries】

Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.

Communications Dept., Media Relations Team            TEL:06-6205-4515

【Non-Press-Related Inquiries,】

Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. 

Renewable Energy Development Dept., Development Team 1    TEL: 06-6205-2388

Find out more about Acacia at: https://www.acacia-renewables.com/home


Acacia Renewables

TEL : 03-6278-7495