Trade name
ZE Energy Inc.
August 13th, 2008
Nominal capital
50 million JPY
Major Shareholders

COHJU Corporation

Seiichi Mizuno

Kohei Matsushita


Board Chairman Seiichi Mizuno

CEO Kohei Matsushita

Director Akira Nakagawa

Director Hiroshi Sekiguchi

Tokyo Head Office

Taisei Building 6F, 1-11-7 Nihonbashi Kayabacho,Chuo-ku,Tokyo,103-0025,Japan.

TEL: +81-364-32-4331
FAX: +81-364-32-4332

Toyama Office

2, Frontier Park, Oyabe City, Toyama,932-0856,Japan.

TEL: +81-766-69-1510
FAX: +81-766-69-1520

Fukushima Office

Inside the Okuma Incubation Center,230 Shimonogamishimizu, Okuma Town, Futaba District,Fukushima,979-1308,Japan.

Associated concern

ZE Power Inc.

ZE Service Inc.

ZE Agri Inc.

Scope of Business
Manufacture and sales of biomass power generation system, of biomass fuel, of environment-related devices and pyrolysis-gasification devices,manufacturing and sales of Carbonizer and torrefaction equipment, environmental consulting, and the research, investigation and analysis of recycling systems


Board Chairman Seiichi Mizuno face photo: Board Chairman Seiichi Mizuno

Mizuno, born in Tokyo in 1946, is a graduate of Keio University Faculty of Economics.
Mizuno served as president of Seibu Department Stores Ltd., an advisor to Netscape Communications Corp., a guest professor at Keio University Faculty of Policy Management, a member of the House of Councillors, CEO of Institute of Marketing Architecture Co., Ltd., an external director at Francfranc Corp., an external director at Oricon Inc., and the special advisor to Mori Building Co., Ltd.

Mizuno’s various achievements include the successful launch of LOFT, a retail chain specializing in daily miscellaneous items. LOFT established itself as a cultural trendsetter with operations in Shibuya, the hub of Japan’s youth culture.
Mizuno currently works with investment funds in Japan and overseas to create corporate revitalization programs and raise money for start-ups while providing marketing consulting. Mizuno, deeply concerned about the environment, has also been serving as chief director of Think the Earth, an NPO General Incorporated Association Think the Earth, for the past two decades.

CEO Kohei Matsushita face photo: CEO Kohei Matsushita

Matsushita, born in Toyama Prefecture in 1972, graduated from the Department of Agriculture of Meiji University School of Agriculture.
He is a visiting research fellow at Peking University.
Matsushita specialized in carbonization research as a student, developed carbonization equipment and established Zero Emission LTD.. He carbonized and recycled various waste materials to turn them into a variety of commercial products.

Matsushita subsequently established ZE Energy Inc.with the goal of generating electricity through wood gasification.
Matsushita has participated in subsidized projects led by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, the Ministry of the Environment, and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and developed various types of carbonization equipment.
Matsushita aims to build an infrastructure for regional renewable energy and recycling projects to revitalize local economies by drawing on the technology he has developed on his own.