Marubeni Completes 4.3MW Solar Plant in Hokkaido

2014/06/09 00:32
Kiyotaka Nakanishi, Nikkei BP CleanTech Institute

Marubeni Corp announced June 4, 2014, that Mibugawa Electric Power Co Inc, a 100% subsidiary of Marubeni, has completed the construction of a mega (large-scale) solar power plant in its service area (Tokachi, Hokkaido).

The total output capacity of the plant is 4.3MW. The solar panels for the plant were supplied by LG Electronics Inc and JA Solar Co Ltd, and the PV inverters were provided by Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corp (TMEIC).

The expected amount of electricity generated at the plant is equivalent to that used by about 1,300 households.