to-the-point: NTT to build 5.3-MW PV plant in Japan's Tochigi

March 31 (SeeNews) - Japanese firm NTT Facilities Inc announced on Wednesday that it will start construction of a 5.27-MW photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Nasushiobara city, Tochigi prefecture, on April 1.

NTT Facilities, a subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp (TYO:9432), said the solar park will start selling power in late November of this year.

The F Nasushiobara Solar Power Plant, as it is named, has an estimated energy production of about 5,561 MWh per year, equivalent to the consumption of some 1,545 local households.

Last week, Japan NTT inaugurated 5.8 MW of PV arrays in Japan and began construction work on a 2-MW solar project also in Tochigi prefecture.

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