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Canadian Solar Completes Three PV Plants Totaling 5.2MW in Japan

Published on 21 Jul 2015
CSI Solar Co., Ltd. 
Canadian Solar Inc. today announced that it completed construction and grid connection of three of its solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants in Japan, with a total of approximately 5.2MW, including the 2.2MW Tsukuba Stones Solar Power Plant in Kasama City, the 2.0MW Tomigaoka Solar Power Plant in Isa City and the 1.0MW Isa City Solar Power Plant in Isa City.

The 2.2MW Tsukuba Stones Solar Power Plant was connected to the grid on June 26, 2015. Powered by 8,448 Canadian Solar CS6P-260P modules, it will generate approximately 2,474MWh of clean, emission-less solar electricity every year and the electricity generated from this project will be purchased by Tokyo Electric Power Co., Ltd. under a 20 year feed-in-tariff contract at the rate of JPY40.00 ($0.33) per kWh.

The 2.0MW Tomigaoka Solar Power Plant was connected to the grid on June 29, 2015. Powered by 7,920 Canadian Solar CS6P-255P modules, it will generate approximately 2,415MWh of clean, emission-less solar electricity every year and the electricity generated from the project will be purchased by Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc. under a 20 year feed-in-tariff contract at the rate of JPY36.00 ($0.30) per kWh.

The 1.0MW Isa City Solar Power Plant was connected to the grid on June 9, 2015. Powered by 3,654 Canadian Solar CS6P-255P modules, it will generate approximately 1,175MWh of clean, emission-less solar electricity every year and the electricity generated from the project will be purchased by Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc. under a 20 year feed-in-tariff contract at the rate of JPY40.00 ($0.30) per kWh.

"We are very pleased to announce the successful completion and grid connection of these three projects, which well demonstrates the execution ability of our local project development and EPC teams in Japan," commented Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Solar Inc., "We are well on track to complete more projects in the quarters ahead in this important market that is expected to make an important contribution to our planned YieldCo."


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