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Apparel Company Begins Operation of 2 Rooftop Solar Plants in Japan

2019/06/17 15:55
Sousuke Kudou, technical writer
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The plant in Kaizuka City, Osaka Prefecture (source: Kawasaki)
The plant in Tenri City, Nara Prefecture (source: Kawasaki)

Kawasaki & Co Ltd announced April 5, 2019, that it has started operation of two solar power plants installed on the roofs of its warehouses in Kaizuka City, Osaka Prefecture, and Tenri City, Nara Prefecture, Japan.

Kawasaki is a company that runs an apparel business, etc. For the plant in Osaka Prefecture, 1,500 solar panels were installed. With an output of 450kW, it is expected to generate 450,991kWh of electricity per year. It started operation March 6, 2019.

For the plant in Nara Prefecture, 420 solar panels were set up. Its output is 126kW. The plant is expected to generate 128,999kWh of electricity per year. It started operation April 2, 2019.

Both of the plants employed Canadian Solar Inc's solar panel and Delta Electronics Inc's PV inverter.