Hokkaido Electric Power Company, Incorporated generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in Japan. The company undertakes electrical and telecommunication, civil engineering and construction, piping, air-conditioning and water supply/drainage facility, and disaster prevention equipment works; manufactures and sells electricity meters; and inspects and installs electric meters. It also engages in the management of buildings; environmental conservation business; sale of fuel, equipment, and materials; public bathhouse, cleaning/security service, and utility pole advertising businesses; provision of consulting services in the areas of construction, civil engineering, electricity, environment, energy, and repair of housing appliances; construction, maintenance, operation, and repair of power generation facilities and various plants; sale of electric power generated by thermal, hydroelectric, photovoltaic, and wind power; unloading, storage, and delivery of imported coal; and marine transport agency and customs clearance activities. In addition, the company provides Ethernet communications network and Internet connection services; installation, maintenance, supervision, and consulting of information communication networks; Internet data center and other information processing related services; and sells network-related machinery and equipment, information processing equipment, and software. Further, it is involved in the consultation, development, operation, and management of education-related information processing systems; leasing of LNG receiving facilities; and sale of corporate merchandise, gift products, sundries, food, etc. Additionally, the company engages in design, printing, and bookbinding operations; the production of closed captions; and the provision of document management, confidential-document destruction, and recycling services. The company was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Sapporo, Japan.