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  • Innovative Power of Pacifico Energy Driving Japan's Largest Solar Plant Innovative Power of Pacifico Energy Driving Japan's Largest Solar Plant Pioneering large-scale projects with highest cost-competitiveness In the former town of Sakutocho in the northeast of Okayama Prefecture, Japan, there are settlements and vegetable fields along the road running through the Chugoku Mountains. [2018.11.12]
  • 28MW Solar Plant Faces Challenge in Draining Water During Construction 28MW Solar Plant Faces Challenge in Draining Water During Construction Energy-saving efforts made for air-conditioning of PV inverter cases In June 2018, the "Miyagi Kurokawa Mega Solar Power Plant," a mega- (large-scale) solar power plant with a solar panel capacity of about 28.19MW and a PV inverter capacity of 26.25MW, began commercial... [2018.11.06]
  • 4 Years of Trial and Error at Floating Solar Plant in Osaka 4 Years of Trial and Error at Floating Solar Plant in Osaka Additional measures implemented following Typhoon No. 21 Kanancho, the town of Kanan, in the southeast of Osaka Prefecture, Japan, boasts abundant nature and history with many ancient tombs and ruins. To the east of the town border are the mountains leading... [2018.10.30]
  • 52MW Solar Plant in Tsunami-affected Area Focuses on Close Ties With Local Community 52MW Solar Plant in Tsunami-affected Area Focuses on Close Ties With Local Community A mega- (large-scale) solar power plant with a solar panel capacity of about 52.5MW and a PV inverter capacity of 43.5MW is located near the coast of Soma City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. [2018.10.23]
  • Panels of 4 Manufacturers Used at Solar/wind Hybrid Power Plant Panels of 4 Manufacturers Used at Solar/wind Hybrid Power Plant Mitsui Chemicals utilizes acquired data for mega-solar assessment business The wind is always strong throughout the year in the Atsumi Peninsula of Aichi Prefecture, Japan, where local people get excited for "Hatsudako (first kite)" to wish for the growth of children and "Ke... [2018.10.13]
  • Sonnedix Develops 47MW Solar Plant on Former Golf Course in Nagano Sonnedix Develops 47MW Solar Plant on Former Golf Course in Nagano Skunk cabbage park redeveloped in consideration of surrounding areas The "Nagano Suwa Golf Mega Solar Power Plant," a mega- (large-scale) solar power plant with an output of about 46.8MW, is located on a former golf course on hills to the southeast of Lake Suwa. [2018.10.12]
  • 1.6MW Solar Plant Supplies Power to Local Sewage Plant via Independent Cables 1.6MW Solar Plant Supplies Power to Local Sewage Plant via Independent Cables Excess power converted to heat, hydrogen, electricity A number of leading companies in Japan have set up their plants in the Soma Chukaku Industrial Park along the coast of northern Soma City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. [2018.10.02]
  • O&M Staff Join Discussions in Designing Trina Solar's Power Plant in Miyagi O&M Staff Join Discussions in Designing Trina Solar's Power Plant in Miyagi The "Ishinomaki Numazu Solar Power Plant," a mega (large-scale) solar power plant with a solar panel output of approximately 14MW and a grid connection output of 10MW, was constructed on the former si... [2018.09.25]
  • Farming Mega Solar Plant Overcomes Heavy Rain, Snow in Niigata Farming Mega Solar Plant Overcomes Heavy Rain, Snow in Niigata Circulation system built with local dairy farmers through pasture grass cultivation "Suzuki Farm" is located in an elevated dune area in Echizenhama, Nishikan-ku, Niigata City, Japan, about 1km from the beach across from Sado Island. Tomatoes and roughly 10 million vegetable and flow... [2018.09.19]
  • Minimum Operation of 30 Years Aimed for at Solar Plant in Miyagi Minimum Operation of 30 Years Aimed for at Solar Plant in Miyagi 'Building restriction' lies behind rapid increase of solar plants The "Kamiayashi Mega Solar Power Plant," a mega- (large-scale) solar power plant with an output of about 1.2MW, is located in Kamiayashi, Aoba-ku, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, an area that s... [2018.09.11]
  • Tsunami-hit Farmland Turns Into Mega Solar Plant Tsunami-hit Farmland Turns Into Mega Solar Plant PV inverters set up 1.5m from ground against floods Wataricho (Miyagi Prefecture, Japan) is situated at the mouth of the Abukuma River, and the JR Joban Line and the Joban Expressway run through the middle of the town. As you drive on the Joban Express... [2018.09.02]
  • Flexible Use of Qualified Engineers for 20MW Solar Plant in Iwate Flexible Use of Qualified Engineers for 20MW Solar Plant in Iwate Heater buried in grid foundation to prevent snow cover, ice The "Kanegasaki GC Mega Solar Power Plant (Sun Country Kanegasaki)," a mega- (large-scale) solar power plant with an output of about 20MW, started operation in June 2018 on a former golf course in Kan... [2018.08.28]
  • Local City's 'RE100' Initiative Driven by Mega Solar Plant Local City's 'RE100' Initiative Driven by Mega Solar Plant Waste disposal site, reservoir, lease method utilized for solar power generation Tokorozawa City is in the southwest of Saitama Prefecture and has developed as a commuter town of Tokyo. It is noted as a verdant area with groves of mixed trees in the Musashino area and Sayama Hills... [2018.08.11]
  • Project Finance Structured for 8.8MW Solar Plant Despite Output Restriction Project Finance Structured for 8.8MW Solar Plant Despite Output Restriction SymEnergy raises 1.9 billion yen from Shinsei Bank Takizawa City is located at the foot of Mt Iwate, a beautiful mountain about 2,038m above sea level in central Iwate Prefecture. The "Takizawa City Solar Power Plant" is situated on a hill about 10 mi... [2018.08.04]
  • Venture Firm Building 16MW Solar Plant Leveraging Financial Methods Venture Firm Building 16MW Solar Plant Leveraging Financial Methods Project finance replaced by fund The "RJ Toba Solar Power Plant," a mega- (large-scale) solar power plant with a solar panel capacity of about 16.5MW and a rated PV inverter capacity of 12MW, is being constructed in a mountain forest... [2018.07.30]
  • Nihon Yamamura Glass Evolves 'Rooftop Solar System' in Collaboration With Orix Nihon Yamamura Glass Evolves 'Rooftop Solar System' in Collaboration With Orix Nihon Yamamura Glass Co Ltd is a leading glass manufacturer. It is engaged in the production of glass bottles, plastic containers and glass-related state-of-the-art materials and boasts a stake of abo... [2018.07.24]
  • 5.6MW Solar Plant Near Grand Shrine Uses Local Networks 5.6MW Solar Plant Near Grand Shrine Uses Local Networks Constructed on sewage facility site, ground covered with herbs The Lake Shinji West Purification Center is located near Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine alongside the coast of the Japan Sea. It is one of the sewage treatment facilities along the rivers that flow into La... [2018.07.18]
  • Wind Farm Operates in Harmony With Park Wind Farm Operates in Harmony With Park Capacity increased by 2MW without expanding substation Minamikyushu City, in the southern Satsuma Peninsula of Kagoshima Prefecture, is "Japan's top tea-production region." The city boasts the highest production and the largest growing area of tea among a... [2018.07.12]
  • Mega Solar Plant Struggles to Protect Green Areas Against Pests Mega Solar Plant Struggles to Protect Green Areas Against Pests Ground cover changed from clover to Clapia There is a mega- (large-scale) solar power plant with a solar panel capacity of about 2.6MW and a grid capacity of 1.99MW in a quiet residential area in Tsurugashima City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan (F... [2018.07.03]
  • Huis Ten Bosch Comes Up With Next 'Energy Strategy' Huis Ten Bosch Comes Up With Next 'Energy Strategy' At "Huis Ten Bosch" in Sasebo City, Nagasaki Prefecture, the Dutch-style streetscape is filled with flowers and lights, while music and shows can be enjoyed throughout the year. The theme park covers ... [2018.06.25]
  • Golf Course Management Knowhow Utilized for Mega Solar Plant in Fukushima Golf Course Management Knowhow Utilized for Mega Solar Plant in Fukushima The "Mori Trust Energy Park Izumizaki," a mega- (large-scale) solar power plant with a total output of 10MW, started full-fledged operation in May 2018, on a former golf course in Izumizakimura, Nishi... [2018.06.19]
  • 235MW Solar Plant Begins Test Operation in Okayama 235MW Solar Plant Begins Test Operation in Okayama 900,000 solar panels set up on former salt farm Setouchi City in the southeast of Okayama Prefecture was created by merging Okucho, Ushimadocho and Osafunecho in November 2004. Roughly 2,000 olive trees grow in "Ushimado Olive Garden" in the city, ... [2018.06.11]
  • Extra-high-voltage Solar Projects Launched in Series in Mie Extra-high-voltage Solar Projects Launched in Series in Mie Two mega- (large-scale) solar power plants connected with extra-high-voltage grids started commercial operation in Shima City, Mie Prefecture, Japan, in 2017. Their output is about 13MW and 14MW, resp... [2018.06.05]
  • 'Project Finance' Structured for Fukushima's Largest Solar Plant 'Project Finance' Structured for Fukushima's Largest Solar Plant Fire insurance with 'earthquake special contract' signed by limiting expected damage Kashima-ku in northern Minamisoma City, Fukushima Prefecture, is one of the areas that were severely hit by the Great East Japan Earthquake March 11, 2011. Because of the tsunami of over 9m that follo... [2018.05.29]
  • Consideration Given to Historic Sites at Solar Plant in Former Castle Consideration Given to Historic Sites at Solar Plant in Former Castle Operation delayed 2 yrs, efforts unique to remote island In March 2018, the "Kojindake Solar Power Plant," a mega- (large-scale) solar power plant with a solar panel capacity of about 5.3MW and a grid capacity of about 5MW, started operation on Fukuejima Is... [2018.05.22]