2014

Start of Commercial Operation of Mega-Solar Power Plant in the Kisozaki reclaimed land (Kisosaki Town, Kuwana City in Mie Prefecture and Yatomi City in Aichi Prefecture)

Dec. 16. 2014
Marubeni Corporation

Marubeni Corporation’s (“Marubeni”) fully-owned subsidiary, “Kisozaki MegaSolar Corporation”, has finished construction and started commercial operation in the Kisozaki reclaimed land which straddles Kisosaki Town, Kuwana City in Mie Prefecture and Yatomi City in Aichi Prefecture.

The project is “the business of setting and operation of a mega-solar power plant in the Kisozaki reclaimed land” using approximately 78ha of the area offered by Mie Prefecture and Aichi Prefecture in 2012. Marubeni proposed planning, and was selected in November, 2012. Marubeni signed a basic agreement with Mie Prefecture and Aichi Prefecture in May 2013, broke ground in July, and started commercial operation today.
In response to the start of commercial operation, the completion ceremony is scheduled to be held on February 3, 2015.

Marubeni has eight domestic mega-power projects (14 power plants) in addition to this project and a gross power output of about 200MW. Marubeni is determined to further spread utilization of renewable energy such as offshore wind power, geothermal power and small/medium-scale hydropower generation to meet social demand for the reduction of environmental impact.


【Project Outline】

 Plant name  Kisozaki reclaimed land mega-solar
 Duration  From December 16, 2014 to December 15, 2034 (20 years)
 Total power capacity  49MW
 Expected annual power generation  52 million kWh
 (the annual power consumption of 14,500 ordinary houses)
 Company profile

 Kisozaki MegaSolar Corporation.
 (Marubeni fully-owned subsidiary)
 Address: Kuwana-gun, Kisosaki-cho, Mie
 President: Tomofumi FUKUDA

 

  • [Aerial photo (view from the side of Aichi Prefecture to the side of Mie Prefecture)]

    [Aerial photo (view from the side of Aichi Prefecture to the side of Mie Prefecture)]
  • [Kisozaki reclaimed land site map]

    [Kisozaki reclaimed land site map]

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