February 4 (Renewables Now) - Japan Renewable Energy (JRE) announced today it has entered into an agreement with SMFL MIRAI Partners Co Ltd to jointly invest in roughly 196.5 MW of solar plants in Japan.
The deal concerns three photovoltaic (PV) plants currently under construction in Kumamoto and Kagoshima prefectures. Together, these assets will be capable of generating some 235.7 million kWh per year, enough to meet the power demand of about 53,600 homes.
The plants are seen to be commissioned in 2022 and 2023.
More details on the PV plants are available in the table below.
|JRE Yamato Takamori Solar Power Plant||79.95 MW||August 2022||Kumamoto|
|JRE Aso Takamori Solar Power Plant||62.52 MW||August 2022||Kumamoto|
|JRE Satsuma Solar Power Plant||54 MW||January 2023||Kagoshima|
SMFL MIRAI Partners is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Mitsui Finance & Leasing Co Ltd.