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JX Holdings to Build 6.2MW of Solar Plants in Japan

2016/10/07 06:56
Kenji Kaneko, Nikkei BP CleanTech Institute
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A mega (large-scale) solar power plant that JX Nippon Oil & Energy runs in Uruma City, Okinawa Prefecture (source: JX Holdings)

JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of JX Holdings Inc, announced Aug 25, 2016, that it will start to operate three solar power plants (total output: 6.2MW) in Toyama, Fukui and Aichi prefectures within fiscal 2016.

Each of the plants to be built in Toyama and Fukui prefectures will have an output of 2.8MW. They will start to be built in September 2016 and begin to transmit electricity to a power grid in December 2016.

The plant to be built in Aichi Prefecture will have an output of 0.6MW. The construction of the plant will start in January 2017, and it will start power transmission in March 2017.