31 Dec '16, 3am

#Tech Obayashi to Set Up 17.9MW Solar Plant in Hokkaido

A rendered image of "Kushiro Mega Solar" (source: Obayashi) Obayashi Corp announced Dec 26, 2016, that it will install a mega (large-scale) solar power plant and a rechargeable battery in Kushiro-cho (town), Hokkaido, Japan. The total output of solar panels to be installed at the plant is 17.9MW, and the plant will transmit 14.5MW of electricity to a power grid. A 6.75MWh lithium-ion (Li-ion) rechargeable battery will be set up, and its charge/discharge is controlled by a 10MW power conditioner. The plant, "Kushiro Mega Solar (Kushiro-cho Solar Power Plant," will be built on land owned by the town. The power producer of the plant is Obayashi Clean Energy, a subsidiary of Obayashi Corp, which provides EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) services for the plant. The construction of the plant started in March 2015 and is scheduled to be completed in April 2017. The...

Full article: http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/atclen/news_en/15mk/12290105...

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