Smart Solar Starts to Build 34MW Solar Plant in Kumamoto

2017/10/07 14:38
Kenji Kaneko, Nikkei BP Intelligence Group, CleanTech Institute
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A rendered image of the 34MW solar power plant

Smart Solar Corp announced that it has had a ceremony to pray for safe construction of a solar power plant with an output of about 34MW in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan, Aug 3, 2017, and started the construction.

The plant is scheduled to be completed in May 2020. It is expected to generate about 38,010,000kWh of electricity, which is equivalent to the amount consumed by 12,000 households, per year. The FIT tariff set for the plant is ¥36/kWh (excluding tax).

For the plant, Kandenko Co Ltd provides EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) services. The solar panel and PV inverter employed for the plant are products of Trina Solar Ltd and Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, respectively.