Hitachi Selected as Strategic Investor for New Nuclear Power Plant Project in Lithuania

Tokyo, July 14, 2011 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) today announced that it has been selected as the Strategic Investor*1 for the Visaginas Nuclear Power Plant Project planned by the Republic of Lithuania. As a result, Hitachi has secured the exclusive rights to finalise the terms for the project.