Hitachi is a global electronics company. Hitachi provides several solutions, devices and services for business and consumers, which include Information & Telecommunication Systems, Power Systems, Social Infrastructure & Industrial Systems, Electronics Systems & Equipment, Construction Machinery, High Functional Materials & Components, Automotive Systems, Components & Devices, Digital Media & Consumer Products, Financial Services and others.

Hitachi will start its smart grid demonstration, the Japan-U.S. smart grid project, on Maui with several Hawaiian Stakeholders, including HECO, beginning August 2013. This project will focus on the integration of clean energy and electric vehicles.