Toshiba receives EPC order for 147-MW solar plant in Japan

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March 30 (Renewables Now) - Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corp (Toshiba ESS) said today it will provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for a 147-MW solar project in Miyagi prefecture owned by Thai Solar Energy PCL (BKK:TSE).

The Japanese company will install the photovoltaic (PV) plant in a 156-hectare (385.5 acres) area inside an abandoned golf course in Osaki city.

To be consisting of 362,960 solar panels, the Onikoube Solar Power Plant is scheduled to start power generation in December 2022. In total, the Thai company is set to invest JPY 35.5 billion (USD 328.5m/EUR 297.8m) in the development of this project.

According to the contracted firm, this EPC deal is the largest order received by Toshiba ESS thus far.

(JPY 100 = USD 0.925/EUR 0.839)

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