Solar modules. Author: Marco Bellucci. License: Creative Commons, Attribution 2.0 Generic
Japan NTT Facilities Inc, a subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp (TYO:9432), annouced today it has built a 11.7-MW solar power plant in Fukushima prefecture.
The Okuma Energy Mega Solar Power Station, as it is named, was completed on October 1, 2017. The plant was developted in partnership with the Okuma city government as well as with local companies Kitashiba Electric Co Ltd and Fukushima Electric Power Co Ltd.
The expected annual energy production of the plant comes in at 12,700 MWh, enough to supply the consumption of some 3,500 local households, according estimates from NTT.
Okuma Energy is the company's 78th photovoltaic (PV) power plant in the country. Just this month, NTT has also completed two other PV facilities, with 3.12 MW and 17.7 MW of installed capacity, located in Chiba and Iwate prefectures, respectively.