Press Release

Press Release

Start of New Construction Work on Mega Solar Shimizu

October 02, 2012
Chubu Electric Power Co.,Inc.

Chubu Electric Power would like to announce the start of new construction work at the Mega Solar Shimizu site today.

Land preparation and other civil engineering work are under way, and electrical work will start in FY2013. Commencement of operations is scheduled for February 2015.

In the meantime, a ceremony of prayers for safety will be held on October 23.

We will be grateful for the understanding and cooperation of local residents and other parties concerned as the construction work proceeds, and will endeavour to carry out all work safely.

[Outline of Mega-solar Power Station Plan]

Power plant name

Mega Solar Shimizu


Miho, Shimizu Ward, Shizuoka City

Scale of development

8,000 kW (8 MW)

Projected annual output

8,400 MWh

(Equivalent to power used annually by 2,300 normal households)

CO2 reduction

Approximately 4,000 metric tons per year

Start of construction work

October 02, 2012

Scheduled commencement of operation


Area of development

Approximately 160,000 m2


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