Bit-isle Announces Hiroshima Mega Solar to Begin Operation

Bit-isle Announces Hiroshima Mega Solar to Begin Operation

TOKYO, Jan. 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bit-isle Inc. (JASDAQ code:3811)
would like to announce that section 1 of the Mega Solar Project ("Hiroshima
Mega Solar") which is being constructed in Takehara City, Hiroshima has been
completed, and will begin operations on February 1, 2013.

Construction of section 2 will start on February 1, 2013, with a view to
commencing operations in June 2013.

Since the Great East Japan Earthquake in March 2011, the electric power
industry in Japan has undergone drastic changes, including rising electricity
prices, fear of nationwide electric power shortages, and exploring ways of
generating electricity. With ever-increasing demand for electricity, the
problem of electric power supply has become the greatest challenge facing the
Company as an internet data center operator.

In this context, since December 2011 the Company conducted investigations in
conjunction with Hiroshima Prefecture and Takehara City toward the realization
of the Mega Solar Project.

In June 2012, in response to "The Act on Special Measures Concerning the
Procurement of Renewable Electric Energy by Operators of Electric Utilities"
to be implemented from July 2012, the Company decided to construct Mega Solar
at Takehara Industrial and Distribution Park in Takehara City, Hiroshima,
which enjoys good sunlight and other favourable conditions to develop Mega
Solar.

In August 2012, the Company commenced construction of the Mega Solar Project,
setting up the Energy Business Promotion Office, a new organization that will
work to fulfill the Company's corporation social responsibility (CSR) through
the use clean energy, with a view to establishing a self-sufficient system of
inexpensive electric power as a means to combat rising electricity prices.

CONTACT: Presidential Office
         Tel: 03-5782-8723
         e-mail: ir@bit-isle.co.jp
 
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