May 17 (Renewables Now) - Japanese real estate firm Takara Leben Co Ltd (TYO:8897) announced on Thursday it has completed a 11.22-MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Hiroshima prefecture, Japan.
Named LS Hiroshima Mihara Power Station, the PV plant is expected to generate some 11.73 million kWh of electricity per year through its 40,788 solar modules.
Hiroshima Mihara covers an area of approximately 152,066 sq m in Mihara municipality. The solar park also has three disaster prevention facilities in its vicinity in order to mitigate the effects of natural disasters such as floods.
Since entering the solar power generation business in 2013, Takara Leben has been consistently promoting solar energy projects. With the completion of this PV plant, the company now has 42 facilities in its portfolio, it pointed out.