Solar Frontier modules to power 5.2-MW solar park in Japan
Dec 11, 2012 - Japanese solar module maker Solar Frontier, part of Showa Shell Sekiyu KK (TYO:5002), today said it had received an order to deliver photovoltaic (PV) modules for a 5.2-MW solar project in Mie Prefecture, Japan.
The company will supply 32,300 of its copper indium selenide (CIS) thin-film solar panels for the Ise Futami Megasolar Hikari no Machi in Ise City solar park, which will be built by local engineering group Chiyoda Corp (TYO:6366). Japanese real estate firm Sanko Real Estate will operate the solar facility.
Construction of the solar plant, which will have an annual output of 6,000 MWh, is to start this month and the system is expected to go live in spring 2013. The project will cover 7 hectares (17 acres) of land in a residential area developed by Sanko Real Estate.