Etrion unveils first Japan projects

Etrion and Hitachi have pulled back the curtain on the first two PV projects to come out of their recently announced Japanese partnership, with plans to kick off construction at 34MW in the next few months.

Etrion, the Geneva-based PV developer, last month unveiled a development partnership with Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation  aiming to have 100MW of ground-mount PV capacity “under construction or shovel-ready” in Japan by 2015.

The first project to be brought on line will be a 9.3MW array in Mito, central Japan, with construction at the $30m ground-mount array to kick off in the next few months and set to finish in the first half of 2015.  

A 24.7MW array in the city of Shizukuishi, northern Japan, will follow shortly thereafter, and is due on line by late 2015, at an Log in to read complete article.

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