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									2004 Environment Action Report Highlights

                                                                                Completion of company-wide Environmental
                                                                                Management System (EMS) implementation
 18.9% increase in ordinary profit                                                                                                                      P10
                                                             P54                With EMS established at 79 additional sites in fiscal 2003, all our
                                                                                operational establishments (145 sites) have now completed EMS
 Ordinary profit for fiscal          Changes in ordinary profits                implementation.
 2003 was 107.9 billion yen,     (100 million yen)
                                     1,200                                      Changes in the number
                                                                                                                                     Recycling rate of industrial
 an 18.9% increase from the                                 1,079
 previous year. This was due         1,000           907                        of sites implementing EMS                            waste rose to 92%     P24
                                       800                                                         No. of sites implementing EMS
 to reinforcement of efficient                                                  (sites)            Cumulative total                  The industrial waste recycling rate in fiscal
 management and reductions             600                                       150
                                                                                                                       145           2003 rose to 92%, an increase of 18 points
 in ordinary expenditures              400                                       120                                                 from the previous year, due to the rise in
 including fuel expenses and           200
                                                                                  90
                                                                                                        66        79                 the coal ash recycling rate.
 depreciation expenses.                  0
                                                     2002   2003 (FY)             60

                                                                                  30       15
                                                                                                        51                                         Changes in industrial
                                                                                                                                             (%)    waste recycling rate
                                                                                    0                                                        100               92
                                                                                          - 2001       2002      2003 (FY)
                                                                                                                                              80        74
                                                                                                                                              60

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                                                     Economy                                                                              Environment

                                                                                                      Operation of binary cycle geothermal
                                                                                                      power generation facility      P21
                                                                                          In order to effectively utilize geothermal energy, a new binary
                                                                                          cycle geothermal power generation facility, which can generate
 Compliance Management promotion                                                          electricity with steam and hot water at lower temperatures than
                                                                                          the existing systems, was built at Hatchobaru Geothermal Power
 The company established the Compliance Committee in October                              Station. The facility began its operation in February 2004 as a
 2002 and created the Compliance Guideline in December 2002                               verification test facility.
 to promote compliance management and ensure that business
 activities are conducted in a fair manner and in conformity with                                      Binary cycle power generation facility
 corporate ethics.




               Environmental management promotion at Kyushu Electric Power Group                                               P40
               In fiscal 2003, the number of group companies selected for          Poultry manure incineration
               environmental management promotion increased from 26 to              power generation facility
               40, in order to promote environmental activities at Kyushu
               Electric Power Group as a whole.
                    Nishinippon Environmental Energy Co., Inc. has been
                    proceeding with the establishment of a power generation
                    facility burning poultry manure as a fuel, in cooperation
                    with local poultry farmers since December 2003.
                    Japan Recycling Light Technology & System is the first
                    company in Japan to produce and distribute fluorescent
                    tubes made from recycled parts of fluorescent lights. It
                    has been operating since November 2002.


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               Planting of 100,000 trees                                                                                                                     Ongoing Kyushu Homeland
                            in Koga City                                                           Forestation surrounding
                                                                                                   Aburaki dam                                               Forestation Project P32
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                                                                                                                                                a decade. Approximately 330,000 trees have been
                                                                                                                                                planted over the past three years.
                           Genkai Energy Park

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Tenzan Power Station
Exhibition Center                                  Forestation of Onagohata
Forestation project
for Higashiyoka Tideland Park                      Hatchobaru Power Station                                  Binary cycle geothermal
                                                   Exhibition Center                                         power generation facility

                                                   Forestation of Kawayo
Mt. Unzen/Fugen Forestation                        in Choyo Village
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                                                                                                                                                (10,000 trees)       No. of trees planted
                                                                                                                                                        35           Cumulative total
                                                                                                                                                                                                       32.6
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                                                                                          Ohira Power Station                                           25                        21.5
CO2 emissions reduced by                                                                  Exhibition Center                                             20
1.8 million tons P19                                                                                                                                    15
                                                                                                                                                                    10.6           10.9             11.1
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CO2 emissions in fiscal         Changes in CO2
2003 were reduced by (10,000 t-CO ) emissions
                                    2
                                                                                                       Society                                           5
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                            3,000                                                                                                                                    2001          2002             2003 (FY)
                                          2,570                                                                           Poultry manure
1.8 million tons from       2,500                    2,390                Hitotsuse Power Station                        power generation
previous year due mainly    2,000                                         Exhibition Center
to the increasing use of    1,500
nuclear power capacity.     1,000
                             500                                                                                                                             Environmental education
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                                          2002       2003 (FY)                                                                                               support around Onagohata
                                                                                             Reforestation project             Moth                          Power Station Dam P32
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                                                                                             at Hitotsuba Beach                                 To support environmental education at schools,
                                                                                                                                                Kyushu Electric Power is hosting nature classes and
                                                                                                                                                programs in the Onagohata dam area.

       Sendai Power Station                                                                                                                                          Nature watch
       Exhibition Center
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               Greenery project
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                                                                                  Yamagawa Power Station
Cape Noma Wind Park                                                               Exhibition Center
Exhibition Park




                      Eco Mothers                                          Story-telling using
                                                                                                                                              Car Sharing Project                                          P33
                                                                       environmental storyboards
                      Project  P31, 61

          Kyushu Electric Power conducts                                                                                        Kyushu Electric Power has been                              Changes in no.
          environment PR activities through                                                                                                                                   (persons)     of vehicle users
                                                                                                                                supporting the Car Sharing                      3,000                2,749
          “Eco Mothers program.” In fiscal                                                                                      Project in Fukuoka City which                   2,500
          2003, Eco Mothers performed picture-                                                                                  uses low-emission vehicles. In                  2,000
          card shows for children at 45 location,                                                                               fiscal 2003, a cumulative total of              1,500
          including kindergartens, nursery                                                                                      2,749 people used such vehicles.                1,000
          schools and community centers.                                                                                                                                         500         408
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