XOOM Energy Announces International Expansion into Japan
NC – (January 9th , 2016) – Today the XOOM Energy family of energy
retail companies, providing natural gas and electricity services to homes and
businesses across North America, announced further efforts in their international
expansion with the entry into the Japanese energy market. XOOM Energy Japan, GK,
an affiliate of XOOM Energy, LLC, will be offering electric services to
residential and small business consumers in the Tokyo Electric Power Company
2016, Japan’s consumer electric energy market became fully liberalized, which
now allows low-voltage consumers to choose their preferred electric power
company and electricity pricing plan. “With the recent liberalization of the consumer
energy market in Japan, there is a tremendous opportunity to educate and enable consumers
to take control of their energy cost,” states Thomas Ulry, Chief Executive
Officer of XOOM Energy.
of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) registered XOOM Energy Japan as an Electricity Retailer in
November 2016, making XOOM Energy the first foreign company to receive such registration
in Japan. “With our retail background and experience in North America, we look
forward to offering Japanese consumers innovative products and competitive
rates as the newly competitive market evolves in the coming months and years,” explains
Ulry. We have recently established an
office in Tokyo and have assembled an experienced team to oversee operations
directly in Japan,” he adds.
Japan will begin servicing TEPCO residential customers in early 2017 with plans
to expand into additional markets throughout the year. With the liberalization
of energy in Japan, XOOM Energy Japan has positioned itself to be at the
forefront of Japan’s emerging energy market.
About XOOM Energy, LLC
Based in Huntersville,
North Carolina, XOOM Energy is a progressive, independent energy retailer that
supplies natural gas, electricity and renewable energy to residential, small
business and mid-market commercial customers in deregulated energy markets.
XOOM Energy offers service through its wholly owned subsidiaries in 18 states,
the District of Columbia, and Alberta, Canada, in 92+ utility markets across
North America. To find out more, visit xoomenergy.com. For other inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About XOOM Energy Japan, GK
Based in Minatoku Hamamatsucho, Japan, XOOM Energy Japan, is a progressive, independent
energy retailer that supplies electricity to residential customers in the liberalized
energy market. XOOM Energy Japan offers service in the TEPCO utility market and
has plans for further expansion in the Japanese market. To find out more, visit
xoomenergy.co.jp. For other inquiries,
please contact email@example.com.