juwi Shizen Energy Starts Construction of 54-megawatt Solar park on former golf course in Tochigi Prefecture

2020.10.16[Press Release]

On 9th October 2020, juwi Shizen Energy Inc. (“juwi Shizen Energy”) has received an order for EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) project for a 54 megawatt (DC) solar park in Tochigi Prefecture by Pacifico Energy K.K.. Start of constructions is in October this year, and the power plant is scheduled to go into operation in summer 2022. It is the largest project that juwi Shizen Energy has received to date.

This power plant will be constructed on a site of the former golf course in Sano City, Tochigi Prefecture. Annual output is expected to be about 62 million-kilowatt hours.

juwi Shizen Energy was established in 2013 as a joint venture between juwi AG, a company headquartered in Germany that is involved in development and EPC for renewable energy around the world, and Shizen Energy Inc. (“Shizen Energy”), activities of which include the development and the securing of funding for renewable energy power plants. juwi Shizen Energy also takes orders for EPC-only construction projects, as well as being involved in Shizen Energy’s development projects. The company has completed EPC projects with total output of over 200 megawatts. Moreover, juwi Shizen Energy is currently having more than 300 megawatts of peak output under construction in Japan.

juwi Shizen Energy will continue to leverage the knowledge and experience it has accumulated through its global operations and aim to contribute to the increased use of renewable energy and the construction of a sustainable society both in Japan and overseas by providing EPC solutions that meet the needs of the local areas in which a power plants are constructed.