August 22 (Solar) – Pacifico Energy announced on Tuesday that construction work has started on two solar projects in Japan with a combined direct current (DC) capacity of 184 MW.
The projects in question are Bizen (112 MW) and Yumesaki (72 MW).
The Bizen plant is being built on the site of a golf course in Wake, Okayama Prefecture, and is expected to enter into service in the spring of 2020. Its output will be sold to Chugoku Electric Power Co Inc.
The Yumesaki facility is also being constructed on a golf course, but in Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture. Its completion is scheduled for the fall of 2020. Kansai Electric Power Co Inc will be the offtaker. As announced by Toyo Engineering Corp (TYO:6330) separately, it is the firm that got the construction order for this project.
Pacifico Energy has 227.4 MW of installed solar power generating capacity in Okayama, Miyagi and Miyazaki prefectures, and is currently building several facilities with a combined capacity of 416 MW, including a 257-MW project in Okayama.