Akihisa Sono

Hydrogen Production Manager, Overseas Business Office
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Incorporated (TEPCO)

Akihisa Sono is Hydrogen Project Manager at the Overseas Business Office in TEPCO, the largest utility in Japan which provides one fourth of the electricity in Japan.

With his engineering background, he has over 10 years of experience in researching the global energy market and corporate management. He is in charge of utilizing TEPCO's accumulated knowledge of green hydrogen production and its demand to expand TEPCO's overseas business.

TEPCO, as a responsible utility striving for carbon neutrality, is shifting its business from only selling energy to providing a value with green solutions. One of its focusing domain is green hydrogen. TEPCO has been researching green hydrogen production system for several years. The company developed and is operating its first 1.5MW of green hydrogen production facility in Japan, with other global projects to follow.