Japan’s 115 MW solar plant connected to the grid

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Japan’s 115 MW solar plant connected to the grid

Japan’s Eurus Energy Holdings Corp has announced the beginning of commercial operations of its 115-MW solar farm on Japan’s Honshu island.  

Located in the village of Rokkasho in the country’s northern Aomori prefecture, the solar photovoltaic plant is currently the biggest in Japan.

The new facility is composed of monocrystalline silicon panels made by Mitsubishi Electric Corp and a unit of SunPower. The new plant will produce electricity to power about 38,000 local households each year.

Eurus Energy is a joint venture of Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) and is headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo.

The firm is an independent power producer (IPP) involved in wind power and photovoltaic power projects in the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Norway, Japan, and South Korea. The company currently owns and operates roughly 281.5 MW of installed PV capacity globally

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