30 Nov '14, 6am

#Tech Japan's Largest Solar/wind Hybrid Power Plant Starts Up in Aichi

#Tech Japan's Largest Solar/wind Hybrid Power Plant Starts Up in Aichi

Fig. 1: Hybrid "Tahara Solar Wind Power Plant" combining solar and wind power (source: Mitsui Chemicals) Fig. 2: Three wind turbines rotating beyond the vast mega-solar power plant (source: Nikkei BP) Fig. 3: LG Electronics' single crystal silicon solar panels (source: Nikkei BP) Fig. 4: Kyocera's polycrystalline silicon solar panels (source: Nikkei BP) Fig. 5: Sharp's polycrystalline silicon solar panels (source: Nikkei BP) Fig. 6: Solar Frontier's CIS compound solar panels (source: Nikkei BP) Fig. 7: TMEIC's PV inverters (source: Nikkei BP) Fig. 8: Proprietary mounting systems made of alloy plating steel board are secured with concrete foundations. (source: Nikkei BP) Fig. 9: Hitachi's wind turbine (source: Nikkei BP) Fig. 10: Grid station for both solar and wind power (source: Nikkei BP) Facility overview The "Tahara Solar Wind Power Plant," a hybrid power plant combini...

Full article: http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20141130/391...

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