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juwi Shizen Energy Starts Construction of 100MW EPC Project “Azuma Kofuji Solar Power Plant” in Fukushima Prefecture
The “Azuma Kofuji Solar Power Plant” is scheduled to be operational in Q1 2023
© Juwi Tokio/Wörrstadt (renewablepress) - On 1st October 2020, juwi Shizen Energy Inc. (“juwi Shizen Energy”) received an order for the EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) project for the “Azuma Kofuji Solar Power Plant”, a 100 megawatt (DC) mega solar power plant and the Full Notice to Proceed issued in Q2-2021 February. It is one of the largest solar power construction projects in Japan, and is also the largest EPC project order for juwi Shizen Energy. The construction work is currently in progress and the plant will go into operation in Q1-2023.
This power plant will be located on a site of approximately 183ha located in Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture, commissioned by Azuma Kofuji 1 Power Plant G.K. (Shinjyuku-Ward, Tokyo), an SPC of Canadian Solar Group. Annual output is expected to be approximately 110 million kilowatt hours, possibly serving more than 30,000 households.
juwi Shizen Energy held a briefing for the local residents on August 26, 2020. We will strive to make this construction work safe, secure, and environmentally responsible for the completion of the project.
With the construction of this project, juwi Shizen Energy has more than 300MWp under construction and has completed more than 300MWp of solar EPC projects in Japan. In addition, juwi Shizen Energy has more than 160MWp under construction and has completed more than 110MWp of solar EPC projects in Tohoku region. With this track record and pipeline in Tohoku region, juwi Shizen Energy opened Sendai Office in April 2018 for business engagement, partnership development and recruiting to expand our business further.
Since the Tohoku earthquake, we would continuously commit to the sustainable society for the future generations. juwi Shizen Energy will continue to leverage the knowledge and experience cultivated through its global network and aims to increase use of renewable energy and to realize a sustainable society in Tohoku region by providing EPC solutions that meet the needs of the local communities.
About juwi Shizen Energy Inc
juwi Shizen Energy is an international joint venture established in January 2013 by Shizen Energy Inc. and juwi AG – a German company that is a world leader in wind power, photovoltaic development, and EPC (engineering, procurement and construction). As of the end of November 2020, juwi Shizen Energy has completed EPC projects for photovoltaic power plants with a combined output of approximately 300 megawatts, including Extra-high-voltage Solar Projects, around Japan.
- Headquarters: 5-33-10 Hongo, Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo
- Sendai Office: 4-7-17-5F Ichibancho, Aoba Ward, Sendai, Miyagi
- Representative Directors: Jan Warzecha
- URL: https://www.shizenenergy.net/en/about/juwi-shizen-energy/
- Business: EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) for solar and other renewable energy power plants
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Caption: The “Azuma Kofuji Solar Power Plant” is scheduled to be operational in Q1 2023
Tokio/Wörrstadt, 07 April 2021
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