SB Energy to build 2-MW PV plant in Gunma

Solar array. Author: U.S. Department of Agriculture .

October 3 (Renewables Now) - Japanese renewable energy firm SB Energy Corp said today it will develop a 2.1-MW solar project in Gunma prefecture.

The Softbank Gunma Agatsuma Naganohara Solar Park, as the photovoltaic (PV) plant is named, is estimated to be able to produce a little over 2.57 million kWh a year, enough to supply 715 local households. It will cover an area of 4.1 hectares (10.1 acres) in Naganohara city, the renewable energy arm of SoftBank Corp (TYO:9984) said.

The company mentioned that completion and power generation are scheduled for October 2020. Agatsuma Naganohara's design, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) works will be carried out by SB Energy.

According to its website, the company has roughly 207 MW of renewable energy projects currently under construction, including the Gunma plant.

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