Smart Grid Demonstration Project in Poland to improve power system protection in case of high penetration of renewable energy

Warsaw, Poland, March 17, 2017 --- The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization ("NEDO"), Hitachi, Ltd., Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation ("SMBC"), Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne S.A. ("PSE"), ENERGA-OPERATOR S.A. ("EOP") and ENERGA Wytwarzanie S.A. ("EW"), supported by the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Poland ("Poland"), announced today that they have agreed to jointly carry out a smart grid demonstration project.