An image of the physical distribution base (source: Prologis)
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Prologis, which develops physical distribution bases, etc, had a ground-breaking ceremony for a physical distribution base of Yamato Transport Co Ltd Aug 22, 2017, in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.

With consideration for the environment and BCP (business continuity plan), a solar power generation system with an output of about 1MW will be installed on the roof of the building.

All the electricity generated with the system will be sold. The names of the manufactures of the solar panel and PV inverter employed for the plant have not been disclosed. The building will be equipped with LED lamps and an emergency generator.