Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, Tokyo Electric Power Company, TEPCO Energy Partner, TEPCO Power Grid, Hitachi Systems Power Services and Shizuoka Gas have applied as a consortium for a grant to cover the costs of the 'FY2019 Virtual Power Plant Construction Demonstration Project That Utilises Demand-side Energy Resources (V2G Aggregator Project)', for which a public offering was made by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) through its Sustainable open Innovation Initiative (SII), and the application was approved recently.