|Founded||May 1, 1951|
|Toyama, Ishikawa and part of Fukui, Gifu Prefectures|
|Hidenori Mugino (Chairman)|
Eishin Ihori (President)
|Products||Natural gas production, sale and distribution, electricity generation and distribution, hydroelectricity, wind power, energy trading|
|Revenue||¥542,572 million (FY, 2016, consolidated)|
|¥2,012 million (FY, 2016, consolidated)|
|¥622 million (FY, 2016, consolidated)|
|Total assets||¥1,518,076 million (FY, 2016, consolidated)|
|Total equity||¥327,614 million (FY, 2016, consolidated)|
Number of employees
|8,299 (March 2015, consolidated)|
The Hokuriku Electric Power Company 北陸電力 (Hokuriku Denryoku) supplies power by a regulated monopoly to Toyama Prefecture, Ishikawa Prefecture, the northern part of Fukui Prefecture, and northwestern parts of Gifu Prefecture. It is often abbreviated 北電 (Hokuden) within its area of service, but out of that area the name can also refer to the Hokkaidō Electric Power Company so it is also shortened to 陸電 (Rikuden).
In 2011 Rikuden's power generating mix in percentage of total output was as follows:
In 2011 Rikuden had a total generating capacity of 8,058 MW (9,185 MW, including purchased or contracted capacity).
Rikuden has 4,400 MW of generating capacity through its thermal generating stations through 6 fossil fuels powered stations.
Rikuden has 1,905 MW of hydroelectric capacity through 128 separate generating stations.
Rikuden generates 1,746 MW of electricity from nuclear power.
Rikuden generates 7 MW electricity from renewable sources at 5 sites.