Japan Benex Switches on 4-MW Roof-Rented PV Array

Sep 21, 2023 10:48 AM ET
  • Japan Benex Corporation launched a 4-MW rooftop solar array in Ibaraki prefecture, central Japan. Benefit from the electricity and environmental value produced with one of Japan's largest roof-rented photovoltaic arrays, featuring 7,280 solar modules capable of producing 4.16 million kWh of electricity annually.
Japan Benex Switches on 4-MW Roof-Rented PV Array

Japan Benex Corporation has launched a 4-MW rooftop solar array in Ibaraki prefecture, central Japan. The Benex Tsukuba 3 Solar Port is one of the largest operational roof-rented photovoltaic arrays in the country, featuring 7,280 solar modules capable of producing 4.16 million kWh of electricity annually, enough to meet the demand of around 1,385 households. Osaka Gas Co Ltd will benefit from the electricity and environmental value produced. Japan Benex owns 39 power plants with a combined capacity of 47.7 MW, of which 38.7 MW are roof-rented solar power plants.

What Is Japan Benex's 4-MW Rooftop Array?

  • The sale of the stake in Enel Green Power Australia to Inpex Corp. includes the transfer of 50% ownership of the company's renewable energy assets.
  • These assets include three solar farms totalling 310 MW, as well as 170 MW of wind and solar parks currently being developed.
  • The most significant of these renewable energy projects is Japan Benex's 4-MW rooftop array, located in the state of Victoria.
  • This array is powered by advanced solar photovoltaic technologies and is set to provide enough electricity to power more than 9,000 households.
  • In addition to the rooftop array, the transaction also includes Enel Green Power Australia's 20-MW Warradarge wind farm in Western Australia.
  • This wind farm is equipped with seven wind turbines and is projected to produce enough electricity to power over 29,000 households.

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