Japan Benex switches on small roof solar plant at home

Jan 17, 2023 01:59 PM ET
  • Industrial as well as digital equipment manufacturer Japan Benex Corporation revealed today it has put into procedure a 746.8-kW direct current (DC) roof solar array in Chiba prefecture on Japan's eastern Pacific coast.

Named Benex Yachiyo Solar Port, the system is based atop the Prologis Park Yachiyo 1 logistics center, in Yachiyo municipality.

According to the equipment maker, this is its 20th roof-rented photovoltaic (PV) array. Featuring 1,479 solar cell components, the PV system should be able of producing concerning 804,000 kWh annually, sufficient to fulfill the power demands of around 270 ordinary households.

Japan Benex noted it presently has a mixed capacity of 41.6 MW, of which 32.6 MW are roof-rented solar energy plants.

Prologis Park Yachiyo 1 belongs to California-based realty investment company Prologis Inc (NYSE: PLD).

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