Renova finishes 40MW near Tokyo

Japanese PV developers Renova and Mitsuuroko Green Energy started running a 40.4MW solar plant in early July near Tokyo.

They did not reveal the PV module supplier for the project. A Renova spokesperson told Recharge that a Japanese company provided the panels, without disclosing further details.

Renova and Mitsuuroko built the plant in cooperation with Fuyo General Lease on a 4,400-hectare plot of land in Futtsu, Chiba prefecture.

The installation — which Renova claims is the largest in the greater Tokyo area — will annually generate enough electricity to supply 11,500 homes.

Tokyo-based Renova, formerly known as Recycle One, has developed a number of large PV projects throughout Japan over the past year.

In June, it started constructing a 24.8MW solar plant in Nasushiobara, Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo.

And in February, it started building a 25.4MW PV plant in Kokonoe, Oita prefecture.