Japanese Hokurikudenki finishes 1-MW solar array

Jan 24, 2023 01:48 PM ET
  • Japanese electronic components maker Hokurikudenki announced recently it has actually mounted a 1-MW solar system on the roofs as well as on a still part of the land at its manufacturing facility in Japan's Toyama prefecture.
Japanese Hokurikudenki finishes 1-MW solar array
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Named Hokkeji Solar Power Plant, the photovoltaic (PV) facility is included 2,560 solar panels, mounted on a former play area and also on the roof coverings of two factory structures.

The energy estimates that the PV system is capable of generating 965,000 kWh per year, sufficient to satisfy the electrical energy consumption of concerning 300 houses as well as offset some 368 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) yearly.

As a payment to the regional community, the company has actually reached an agreement to give a portion of the output to regional residents in the event of a power outage.

Hokurikudenki noted it prepares to make use of these PV arrays to build a mini wise grid model and also conduct research and development (R&D) studies of electrical equipment.

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