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juwi Shizen Energy Starts Construction of 121MW Solar Park on former golf course in Hyogo Prefecture
© juwi AGWörrstadt / Tokyo (renewablepress) - On 7th July 2021, juwi Shizen Energy Inc. (“juwi Shizen Energy”) has received an order for EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) project for “Pacifico Energy Sanda Mega solar”, a 121MW (DC) solar park in Hyogo Prefecture by Pacifico Energy K.K.. Start of construction is in August this year, and the power plant is scheduled to go into operation in December 2023. It is the largest project that juwi Shizen Energy has received to date.
This power plant will be constructed on a site of the former golf course in Sanda City, Hyogo Prefecture. Annual output is expected to be about 143 million-kilowatt hours.
juwi Shizen Energy was established in 2013 as a joint venture between juwi AG, a company headquartered in Germany that is involved in development and EPC for renewable energy around the world, and Shizen Energy Inc. (“Shizen Energy”), activities of which include the development and the securing of funding for renewable energy power plants. juwi Shizen Energy also takes orders for EPC-only construction projects, as well as being involved in Shizen Energy’s development projects. The company has completed EPC projects with total output of over 315 megawatts. Moreover, juwi Shizen Energy is currently having 426 megawatts of peak output under construction in Japan, including one of the largest solar power projects “Azuma Kofuji 1 Solar Power Plant” (100MW(DC)).
juwi Shizen Energy will continue to leverage the knowledge and experience it has accumulated through its global operations and aim to contribute to the increased use of renewable energy and the construction of a sustainable society both in Japan and overseas by providing EPC solutions that meet the needs of the local areas in which a power plants are constructed.
About Pacifico Energy
Pacifico Energy, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a privately held utility-scale renewable energy developer founded in 2012 upon the introduction of the Japanese Renewable Energy Act. Since its establishment, Pacifico has developed 15 mega solar power projects totaling 1.3 GW.
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Daiki Yamashita (legal team JSE); Takashi Imura (Project Manager JSE); Kenji Kitano (Business Development Manager JSE); Alberto Mendez (Director Operations JSE); Daisuke Takayama (Engineering Manager Pacifico Energy K.K.); Rachid Bri (Head of Engineering Pacifico)
Jan Warzecha (Representative Director JSE); Dai Karasawa (COO Pacifico)
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