TotalEnergies commissions 51MW solar power plant in Japan
TotalEnergies has commissioned a 51MW solar power plant in Japan.
The Haze solar plant is located in Tsu, Mie Prefecture in Japan and spreads across 77 hectares of land. It has already been connected to the power grid.
According to the company, the solar plant will supply power to Chubu Electric Power Miraiz, which is a subsidiary of the regional utility company.
The duo had inked a power purchase agreement for a period of over 17 years.
It has been informed that the solar power plant comes into operation with around 100,000 high-efficiency solar panels. These panels are built considering the possible risk of earthquakes and typhoons.
TotalEnergies senior vice president for renewables Vincent Stoquart was quoted in a statement, "We are delighted with the successful start-up of Tsu Haze, our fourth large-scale solar power plant in Japan, together with our partners Suzuka Group and Tohoku Electric.”
He further stated, "This marks a new step in the deployment of our renewable activities in Japan. With more than 150 MW of cumulative capacity in operation, we are proud to contribute to the country's energy transition."
The plant will supply enough clean electricity to power nearly 20,000 homes.