August 26 (Renewables Now) - Japanese company Nisshoku Co Ltd announced on Friday it has completed a 526.4-kW solar sharing system in Shiga prefecture.
Located in Aisho town, this is the firm's first photovoltaic (PV) plant of its kind. It covers 5,600 square metres of farmland and is comprised of 1,880 solar modules.
Built based on the solar sharing model, the facility will allow the farmland beneath it to be used for garlic cultivation.
According its website, Nisshoku has over 11.1 MW of combined solar capacity spread across 11 plants in Shiga, Hyogo and Kyoto prefectures.