NEW YORK, May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- PALMco Energy, a privately-owned energy supply company in the United States, today announced its first international expansion with the introduction of electricity supply services into the Japanese energy market. The service will be provided by Family Energy, GK, an affiliate of PALMco Energy.
In April 2016, Japan transitioned into a deregulated retail energy model in order to modernize the country's energy sector and provide residents with a choice in energy supply through a competitive energy market. PALMco Energy submitted an application for a license in January 2017, and The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) in Japan approved PALMco Energy's license on April 20th. PALMco Energy is the 2nd US retailer to secure a license and plans to begin offering service for consumers and small business this July. Family Energy, GK will offer service in all markets by yearend.
"We are excited to announce the first of our international expansion of our products and services into the newly liberalized energy market of Japan and to be among the first American companies to be granted a license," said Robert Palmese, Chief Executive Officer of PALMco Energy. "Since 1938 we have provided customers with innovative products at competitive rates. We look forward to working with our new customers in Japan providing best-in-class service for all their electricity needs."
About PALMco Energy
PALMco Energy is a privately-owned retail provider of electricity and natural gas that supplies electricity and natural gas in Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Sister company Columbia Utilities supplies electricity and natural gas in New York and affiliate Family Energy, GK supplies electricity and in Japan. We have been in the energy business since 1938, we are dedicated to providing quality products along with a positive customer experience every time.
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