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MOU to Start Exclusive Negotiations on Supply of Proton Beam Therapy System to Hospital No. 63 in Moscow, Russia

Tokyo, December 26, 2013 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Group of Companies European Medical Center (GEMC) in the Russian Federation,on the supply of a proton beam therapy system to hospital No. 63 in Moscow. Based on the MOU, Hitachi and GEMC will enter into exclusive negotiations with the aim of reaching a formal contract by the end of March 2014.

Hitachi Announces Outcome of Tender Offer

Tokyo, December 20, 2013 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501 “Hitachi”) today announced

the outcome of the tender offer for the common stock of Hitachi Medical Corporation (TSE:6910 “Hitachi Medical”) (the “Tender Offer”), which was commenced on November 14, 2013, and was ended on December 19, 2013. Hitachi had decided to acquire Hitachi Medical shares by way of the Tender Offer on November 13, 2013.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Hitachi Announce Change of the Effective Date of Absorption-Type Company Split Related to Business Integration in the Thermal Power Generation Systems Field

Tokyo, December 18, 2013 --- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (TSE: 7011, “MHI”) and Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) today announced that the two companies agreed to change the effective date of the absorption-type company split related to the business integration centered on the thermal power generation

systems of both companies (the “Business Integration”) from January 1, 2014 to February 1, 2014.

Hitachi Commences Demonstration Site for Japan-U.S. Island Grid Project in Hawaii

Hawaii, December 17, 2013 – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) today announced that it has begun operations on the demonstration site for the Japan-U.S. Island Grid Project on the Maui Island, Hawaii, in collaboration with the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (“NEDO”), Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (“Mizuho Bank”) and Cyber Defense Institute, Inc. (“Cyber Defense Institute”)

Receiving of Comprehensive Order for Engineering, Procurement, and Construction plus Operation and Maintenance of a Large-scale Water Desalination Plant in Basrah, Iraq

Tokyo, December 12, 2013 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501 / “Hitachi”) today announced that a consortium comprising three companies – Hitachi, OTV (a water processing plant manufacturer and subsidiary of the French environmental service company Veolia Environment), and The Arab Contractors (a nationally owned construction company in Egypt) – has received a comprehensive order from the Iraqi Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of a large-scale water treatment desalination plant in Basrah, in the south of Iraq.

Co-operation agreement signed on Infrastructure Guarantee Scheme for Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station

London, 4th December 2013 – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, Hitachi) and Horizon Nuclear Power (Horizon), a subsidiary of Hitachi, today announced that Hitachi, Horizon Nuclear Power Wylfa Ltd and HM Treasury signed a co-operation agreement to promote external financing for a new nuclear power station on Anglesey.

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