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7.5MW floating solar plant starts operations in Saitama

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Baku, February 2, AZERTAC

Smart Energy Co Ltd has completed one of the world’s largest-scale floating solar power plants in Kawajima, Japan`s Saitama Prefecture, according to The Japan Today.

The plant, which has an output of about 7.5MW, started operations on the surface of an agricultural reservoir. The area of the reservoir is about 130,000 square meters, and 27,456 monocrystalline silicon solar panels manufactured by China-based Yingli Green Energy were set up on floating mounting systems.

The plant is expected to generate 8,305,440kWh of electricity, which is equivalent to the amount consumed by 2,300 households, per year. The total investment is about 3 billion yen.

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