28 Apr '14, 6am

Seafront Solar Plant Withstands Wind, Wave, Ground Subsidence: Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES) Co Ltd'...

Seafront Solar Plant Withstands Wind, Wave, Ground Subsidence: Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES) Co Ltd'...

Fig. 1: Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding/Mitsui Fudosan Oita Solar Power Plant (source: above courtesy of Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES), below Nikkei BP) Fig. 2: MES's vast 1.7k2 Oita Works. The mega-solar power plant was constructed in the upper right area. (source: MES) Fig. 3: A special high voltage power grid running in front of Oita Works (source: Nikkei BP) Fig. 4: The grid is relayed within the site. (source: Nikkei BP) Fig. 5: The approximately 2m-high enclosing embankment on the north side that faces the sea was reinforced to keep strong winds from directly hitting the solar panels. (source: Nikkei BP) Fig. 6: Concrete moldings are built like a curb as the foundation. (source: Nikkei BP) Fig. 7: In the outer rows, the number of piles to be built like a curb was increased from 2 to 3, as at the bottom left. And transverse piles were added, as at the bott...

Full article: http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20140428/349...

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