Japan To Build World’s First Huge Floating Solar Power Plants

Japan is very much up-to-date with the newest technologies. Many countries have already inclined to adopt solar energy. Seems like Japan also doesn’t want to be lagged behind. Lately, it’s been reported that Japan is planning to build huge floating solar power plants.

Solar Power Plants

Kyocera is one of the world’s largest vertically-integrated producers and suppliers of solar energy panels. The company has been the world’s leading manufacturer of innovative solar power solutions for over 35 years. Until now, the company has served thousands of customers in both the developed and developing worlds. However, lately this solar panel company Kyocera Corp, Century Tokyo Leasing Corp and Ciel Terre have announced that they have teamed up to create two huge floating solar power plants.

Solar Power Plant

Out of this two huge floating solar power plants, one will have power capacity of 1.7 MW, while the other will have a capacity of 1.2 MW. It’s been mentioned that these two floating solar power plants will be enough to power anywhere between 483 and 967 American households.

However, these huge floating solar power plants will be the world’s largest floating solar power plants. In addition, these two power plants are the first two of a planned network of around 30 floating 2 megawatt (MW) power plants.

The construction of this two huge floating solar power plants will begin this month. One will be built on the surface of Nishihira pond in Japan’s Hyogo Prefecture, west of Osaka; and the other will be built on Dongping pond. It’s been reported that by April of next year, both the floating solar power plants will be running successfully.

Source: Bloomberg
Thanks To: Digital Trends

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Anatol Rahman is the Editor at TheTechJournal. He loves complicated machineries, and crazy about robot and space. He likes cycling. Before joining TheTechJournal team, he worked in the telemarketing industry. You can catch him on Google+.

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