Hitachi Signed the Concession Agreement for New Nuclear Power Plant in Lithuania

Tokyo, March 30, 2012 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) today announced that the Company has agreed to the Concession Agreement with the Lithuanian Energy Ministry regarding construction of the Visaginas nuclear power plant planned for Lithuania. The Concession Agreement will be officially concluded after the approval by the Lithuanian parliament which has been in session since March 2012.