Equis Commissions 29.5 MW Solar Project in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan

Equis Energy (Equis), Asia‐Pacific’s largest renewable energy Independent Power Producer, has commissioned a 29.5 MW solar project in Nihonmatsu City in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.

The Nihonmatsu project generates 33,925 MWh of energy per annum and on an annual basis, provides 6,431 households with electricity, saves 18,693 tons of CO2 as well as 32 million liters of water.

Adam Ballin, Equis Board Director, said:

“The contribution of solar energy to Japan’s energy mix over the past two years has increased dramatically, and rapid growth is expected to continue. Not only does our new solar power plant in Nihonmatsu provide low‐cost clean energy, but also it allows us to offer jobs to the local community.”

Equis owns 97 renewable energy assets, totaling 4.4 GW across Australia, India, Indonesia, Japan, the Philippines, Taiwan and Thailand. In addition to its current portfolio of 4.4 GW, Equis has a further 74 assets and 6.7 GW under development.

In Japan, Equis owns 40 projects comprising 0.9 GW and has a further 1.3 GW under development. At its regional headquarters in Tokyo and local offices in Shichinohe, Kasama and Fukushima, Equis employs over 60 professionals well‐versed in development, design, project management and investment.

Source: Press Release by Equis Energy . Image Credit: © Equis Energy.