Announcement on the development and commercial operations of new solar power plant in Yamaguchi Prefecture ~Third project completion with Tokyo Gas Group~
Shizen Energy Inc. (Representative Directors: Ken Isono, Kenji Kawado, Masaya Hasegawa, hereinafter Shizen Energy) and juwi Shizen Energy Inc. (Representative Directors: Jan Warzecha, hereinafter juwi Shizen Energy) has completed construction and started commercial operation of the Iwakuni Yuu Solar Power Plant (23,490kW) in Yamaguchi Prefecture, as part of the project under Prominet Power Co., Ltd. (Representative Director: Satoshi Baba), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. (Representative Director: Takashi Uchida, hereinafter Tokyo Gas).
The power plant is the third case that Shizen Energy has led business development, and juwi Shizen Energy has conducted construction and started commercial operations under the capital and business alliance agreement signed by Shizen Energy and Tokyo Gas on February 23, 2017. In addition, the operation and maintenance of both power plants will be managed by juwi Shizen Energy Operation Inc. (Representative Directors: Amane Sasaki, Jan Warzecha).
Shizen Energy has made the company’s purpose to “take action for the blue planet.” In doing so, Shizen Energy aims to spread the use of safe and sustainable energy through the global development of renewable energy power plants, in order for more people to live happily on Earth. Through the development, construction, operations, and maintenance of renewable energy power plants that are both high in quality, as well as rooted in the community, Shizen Energy will continue to accelerate towards the realization of a “100% renewable-powered planet.”
Panoramic view of the power plant
■ Project Overview
Name of Facility
Iwakuni Yuu Solar Power Plant
Iwakuni City, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Shizen Energy Inc.
EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction)
juwi Shizen Energy Inc.
O&M (Operation and Maintenance)
juwi Shizen Energy Operation Inc.
Start of Operation
【About Shizen Energy Inc.】
Founded in June 2011. With the purpose of “We take action for the blue planet.”, Shizen Energy Group has contributed to the development of approximately 1 gigawatt worth of renewable energy across Japan. In addition to development, EPC (engineering, procurement, construction), O&M (operation and maintenance) and asset management business for the installation and operation of large-scale renewable power plants, we also provide decarbonization solutions such as PPA business by small and medium-sized power plants and electricity retail business. The company intends to construct photovoltaic power plants in countries around the world, beginning with the regions of Asia and Brazil from 2018.
- Headquarters: Fukuoka Ohori Bldg. 3F/6F, 1-1-6 Arato, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture
- Representative Directors: Ken Isono, Kenji Kawado, Masaya Hasegawa
- URL: http://www.shizenenergy.net/en/
【About juwi Shizen Energy Inc】
juwi Shizen Energy is an international joint venture established in January 2013 by Shizen Energy Inc. and juwi AG – a German company that is a world leader in wind power, photovoltaic development, and EPC (engineering, procurement and construction). As of the end of November 2020, juwi Shizen Energy has completed EPC projects for photovoltaic power plants with a combined output of approximately 300 MWp, including Extra-high-voltage Solar Projects, around Japan.
- Headquarters: 5-33-10 Hongo, Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo
- Representative Directors: Jan Warzecha
- URL: https://www.shizenenergy.net/en/about/juwi-shizen-energy/
【About juwi Shizen Energy Operation Inc.】
juwi Shizen Energy is a joint venture established in May 2013 by Shizen Energy Inc. and juwi AG – a German company that is a world leader in wind power, photovoltaic development, and EPC. The company has received orders for O&M (operation and maintenance) for photovoltaic and wind power plants around Japan with a total output of approximately 461 megawatts as of May 2021.
- Headquarters: Ichigo Hongo Bldg. 3F 5-33-10 Hongo, Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo
- Representative Directors: Amane Sasaki, Jan Warzecha