Solar Power Plants in Japan - Chubu region
Eguchi Mihama Phase 1
Location: Aichi (Chubu)
Operator: Eguchi Holdings Co Ltd
Configuration: 1.9 MW
Operation: 2016
System supplier: Eguchi
EPC: Eguchi
Quick facts: This PV plant in Mihama-cho, Kita-gun, went online on 28 Dec 2016. It has 7,500 panels. Construction began on 20 Jun 2016.

Photograph courtesy of Eguchi Holdings Co Ltd
Posted 25 Jan 2017

Hamamatsu Chukai
Location: Shizuoka (Chubu)
Operator: SB Energy Corp
Configuration: 43.4 MW
Operation: 2017
System supplier: Toshiba
EPC: Toshiba, Obayashi
Quick facts: This project is joinly-invested by Mitsui and SB Energy. It occupies about 53.1ha in Nishi-ku in the coastal city of Hamamatsu. It went commercial on 1 Feb 2017. Production is expeced to be about 54 GWh/yr.

Photograph courtesy of Mitsui & Co Ltd
Posted 12 Mar 2017

Mt Komekura
Location: Yamanashi (Chubu)
Operator: Tokyo Electric Power Co
Configuration: 10 MW
Operation: 2012
System supplier: Solar Frontier
EPC: Meidensha Corp
Quick facts: This project at Mt. Komekura in Kofu City was agreed in Jan 2009 and went commercial on 27 Jan 2012.

Photograph courtesy of Meidensha Corp
Posted 2 Dec 2012

 
Solar Ark
Location: Gifu (Chubu)
Operator: Sanyo Electric Co
Configuration: 630 kW
Operation: 2002
System supplier: Sanyo Electric
Quick facts: The Solar Ark is 315m long and weighs 3,000t. It includes 412 lighting units between the solar panels, each with 51 red, green and blue LEDs. The entire system is computer-controlled and can create a variety of images and characters.

Photograph courtesy of Sanyo Electric Co
Posted 11 Aug 2004

Taketoyo Solar
Location: Aichi (Chubu)
Operator: Chubu Electric Power Co Inc
Configuration: 7.5 MW
Operation: 2011
System supplier: ??
EPC: Toshiba
Quick facts: In Aug 2009, Toshiba was contracted for the Taketoyo Mega Solar Power Plant and the facility went commercial on 31 Oct 2011. Annual output is expected to be 7.3 GWh. The project covers 140,000m².

Photograph courtesy of Chubu Electric Power Co Inc
Posted 28 Dec 2011

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 12-Mar-2017

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