Japan's Ichigo launches 2.66-MW floating solar farm

Oct 12, 2021 09:50 AM ET
  • Japanese realty as well as renewables financier Ichigo Inc (TYO:2337) introduced today that its 2.66-MW floating solar plant in Japan's Okayama prefecture is currently functional.

The floating center Ichigo Kasaoka Idachiike ECO Power Plant came online on October 9.

With 5,928 panels, the PV plant is anticipated to produce over 3,193,000 kWh per year, which suffices to assist some 1,064 regional residences please their annual need for power, according to the Japanese company.

The solar farm is floating on a farming storage tank situated in Kasaoka city, where it inhabits a location of 47,017 square metres (506,086.78 sq ft).

Ichigo Kasaoka is Ichigo's 54th operational solar plant in Japan. With this brand-new addition, the company's operational capacity reaches 160.82 MW.

On the whole, the group has a portfolio of 67 solar power plants with a combined capability of 199 MW, including projects in advancement, operational plants as well as centers held by its yieldco Ichigo Green Infrastructure Fund Investment Corp

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