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UPDATE - Renova says Typhoon Faxai left no damage on power plants

Solar modules in Japan. Featured Image: Norikazu/Shutterstock.com

September 11 (Renewables Now) - Japanese renewable power producer Renova Inc (TYO:9519) informed on Monday that none of its large-scale solar farms and biomass-fired power plants, operating or under construction, had suffered any material impact as a result of Typhoon Faxai.

The company said that it was not able to transmit electricity from the 40.4-MW Futtsu solar farm in Chiba Prefecture on September 9 and 10 due to problems with the power grid of TEPCO Power Grid Inc. The park resumed transmission of electricity on September 11 and Renova expects that a portion of the lost profits would be covered by the damage insurance carried by Futtsu Solar Co Ltd. 

The firm’s other solar farms have been operating and selling electricity as usual.

Typhoon Faxai tore through Japan on September 8 and 9, killing at least three people, according to The Japan Times.

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