Visit to Plant

  • 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]
  • Rooftop Solar Plant Strengthens BCP Through Self-consumption of Power Rooftop Solar Plant Strengthens BCP Through Self-consumption of Power A brand-new five-story large-scale logistics building comes into view at a good location adjacent to the Wako-kita Exit of the Tokyo-Gaikan Expressway after a roughly 10-minute drive northward from Wa... [2018.05.15]
  • 1.6MW 'Self-consumption-type' Mega Solar Plant Combined With Wind Farm 1.6MW 'Self-consumption-type' Mega Solar Plant Combined With Wind Farm Operation begins at DIC Kashima Plant DIC Corp is a well-established chemical manufacturer that started business by producing and selling printing ink in 1908. The company changed its name from Dainippon Ink and Chemicals Inc to DIC Corp ... [2018.05.08]
  • Altitude of 1,400m Boosts Power Generation at 18MW Solar Plant in Nagano Altitude of 1,400m Boosts Power Generation at 18MW Solar Plant in Nagano Power sale supports farm business, replacement of old facilities Shirakaba Kogen (highland) in Kitasaku-gun, Nagano Prefecture, is known as a summer refuge owing to its mild climate. It is located at the west end of the Yatsugatake Mountains, and you can get there ... [2018.05.01]
  • Town Runs 14MW Solar Plant on Farmland in Fukushima Town Runs 14MW Solar Plant on Farmland in Fukushima 'GK-TK scheme' employed by local government Naraha-machi (town) in Fukushima Prefecture is located at the center of the Hamadori District, and the Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Station of Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is located in the t... [2018.04.21]
  • 'Panel Flowers' Blossom at Mega Solar Plant in Miyazaki 'Panel Flowers' Blossom at Mega Solar Plant in Miyazaki Idea for panels to be set up on north-facing slopes in leisure park "Hayahinomine" is an 868m-high mountain in Kitakata-cho, Nobeoka City in northern Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. From its top can be seen the Sobo-Katamuki-Ookue mountain range and the Aso mountains. [2018.04.17]
  • Hiroshima's Largest Solar Plant Begins Operation in 'Foggy' City Hiroshima's Largest Solar Plant Begins Operation in 'Foggy' City In November 2017, the largest mega- (large-scale) solar power plant in Hiroshima Prefecture started operation in Miyoshi City. It is the "Ark Miyoshi Solar Power Plant" with an output of about 13MW co... [2018.04.11]
  • Snail Trails Found on Panels at 3MW Solar Plant in Yamanashi Snail Trails Found on Panels at 3MW Solar Plant in Yamanashi There is a mega- (large-scale) solar power plant with an output of about 3MW in the mountains of Uenohara City, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. The plant was developed and is operated by "MDI-SB Solar Co... [2018.04.04]
  • Solar Power Combined With Japan's Largest Commercial Wind Farm in Fukuoka Solar Power Combined With Japan's Largest Commercial Wind Farm in Fukuoka With aim to establish 'offshore wind farm' base Hibikinada District in Wakamatsu-ku, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, is a vast landfill on the coast covering about 2,000ha. [2018.03.27]