Toshiba wins EPC contract for 33.5MW solar in Japan from Gunkul

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The ‎¥9 billion (US$88 million) project will produce 45 million kWh. Credit: Toshiba

Toshiba has won an EPC contract to build a 33.5MW solar PV project in Kimitsu, Chiba prefecture, Japan, from Thailand-based firm Gunkul Engineering.

The ‎¥9 billion (US$88 million) project will produce 45 million kWh of electricity to power the equivalent of 10,000 households.

It is due to start operation by March 2019. The Kimitsu Mega-Solar Plant will be operated by a specific purpose company for the electricity business in Japan, financed by Gunkul. The project will be located over 47 hectares

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