Hitachi and MHI Begin Specific Discussion on Supportive Measures for Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station

Tokyo, April 27, 2011 — Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501/ NYSE:HIT) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (TSE:7011) today announced that they have begun discussions on sharing specific roles and defining actual procedures for jointly implementing measures to support recovery efforts at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station operated by Tokyo Electric Power Company, Incorporated (TEPCO).