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ORIX to Conduct Rooftop Solar Power Generation at 18 Logistics Facilities
―Combined Maximum Output of 5.6 MW at Seino Holdings’ Logistics Bases―

Jul 24, 2013

TOKYO, Japan - July 24, 2013 - ORIX Corporation (TSE: 8591; NYSE: IX), a leading integrated financial services group, announced today that it will develop a solar power generation business with a maximum output of 5,614 kW (5.6 MW) using the rooftops of 18 locations owned by Seino Holdings Co., Ltd. and group companies (hereinafter, "Seino Holdings"), including sales branches and logistics centers. The projected annual power generation is 5,593,608 kWh, which is equivalent to the annual power consumption of approximately 1,550 ordinary households*. We will proceed with the power generation business starting with the construction process which begins this month.

Seino Holdings is a major corporate group with Seino Transportation Co., Ltd. at its core offering freight transportation services mainly to companies. With distribution centers across Japan, Seino Holdings agreed to this initiative out of consideration for the environment and because its buildings have strong and flat roofs ideally suited for the solar power generation business.

Rooftop solar power generation is a business in which ORIX rents the roofs of factories, warehouses and other facilities owned by customers and generates electricity from solar power generation systems installed on them. ORIX will achieve efficient power generation by not just conducting large-scale solar power generation on idle land leased from local governments and companies but by taking full advantage of customer-owned facilities..

For their part, in addition to being able to use their assets effectively, customers are able to improve the efficiency of internal air conditioning at their facilities due to the heat-shielding effect of the solar panels.

Moving forward, ORIX will provide new added value while actively developing its energy-related businesses including the renewable energy.

(*) 1 Calculation based on consumption of 3,600 kWh a year per household
Source: Electricity Statistics Information, The Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan

■Project List

Seino Transportation, Himeji Branch

Kanto Seino Transportation, Koga Branch

Contact Information
ORIX Corporation, Corporate Planning Department
TEL : +81-3-3435-3121 / Fax : +81-3-3435-3154

About ORIX
ORIX Corporation (TSE: 8591; NYSE: IX) is an integrated financial services group based in Tokyo, Japan, providing innovative value-added products and services to both corporate and retail customers. With operations in 34 countries and regions outside of Japan, ORIX's activities include corporate financial services, such as leases and loans, as well as automobile operations, rental operations, real estate, life insurance, banking and loan servicing. For more details, please visit our website:

These documents may contain forward-looking statements about expected future events and financial results that involve risks and uncertainties. Such statements are based on our current expectations and are subject to uncertainties and risks that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause such a difference include, but are not limited to, those described under “Risk Factors” in the Company’s annual report on Form 20-F filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and under “4. Risk Factors” of the “Summary of Consolidated Financial Results” of the “Consolidated Financial Results April 1, 2012– March 31, 2013.”

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