Ichigo commissions 2.7-MW solar plant in Japan
- Japanese property and also renewables investor Ichigo Inc (TYO:2337) stated today that it has actually started the procedure of a 2.73-MW solar energy plant in Hyogo Prefecture.
The photovoltaic (PV) power facility, called Ichigo Kobe Pompuike ECO Power Plant, is composed of 7,104 panels installed on 22,783 square metres (245,234.17 sq ft) of idle agricultural pumping fish pond in Kobe city.
Ichigo estimates that the solar farm will have the ability to create 3,317 MWh annually, enough to fulfill the yearly power need of 1,105 neighborhood homes.
The plant is Ichigo's 60th operational solar farm in Japan. With this new addition, its capacity reaches 169.17 MW, the firm stated.
Moving forward, the Japanese team expects to have 67 solar farms in operation with a combined capacity of about 199 MW in the brand-new fiscal year. This number additionally consists of plants held by its yieldco Ichigo Green Infrastructure Fund Investment Corp