Conergy – whose sales and services units were bought lastyear by US-based Kawa Capital Management – is designing and building the 830kW ground-mountproject in Hokkaido for Fujicom, and using its own in-house modules.

Conergy also named Hideyuki Otaka its first managingdirector in Japan, having recently opened its first branch office in Tokyo.

The company will initially focus on establishing a positionas an EPC player for ground-mount and industrial rooftop projects in Japan,with a longer-term ambition of moving into residential rooftops.

“Over the past year we have stepped up our businessdevelopment efforts in Japan and these are now showing promising results,” saysAlexander Lenz, president of Conergy Asia & Middle East.