Main Procurement Items

The Sourcing and Procurement Division is responsible for the procurement of the following items. Located at the head office, the purchasing division releases its annual procurement plans at the beginning of every fiscal year. However, these plans only reveal the main purchasing items.

Note: Kansai Electric Power does not purchase parts and materials used to compose the following items.

Transmission, transformation, and distribution equipment

  • Transformers
  • Gas insulation switchgears
  • Circuit breakers
  • Cubicles
  • Switchboards
  • Switchgears
  • Metering systems
  • Power cables
  • Electric wires
  • Ground wires
  • Steel materials for support structures
  • Insulators
  • Electric poles
  • Miscellaneous related equipment

Control and communication equipment

  • Protective equipment
  • Telecontrol equipment
  • Cable line carrier transmission equipment
  • Communication lines
  • Miscellaneous related equipment

General materials and equipment

  • Computers
  • Office automation equipment
  • Uninterruptible power systems
  • Testing & measuring equipment
  • Fixtures
  • Miscellaneous related materials/equipment