Pacifico Energy K.K. is pleased to announce the commencement of construction on Japan's solar power generation plant, the 257.7MW (DC) Sakuto Mega Solar Power Plant in Mimasaka, Okayama.
The plant will be constructed on land in Mimasaka City, Okayama Prefecture that was previously the proposed site of the Sakuto St.Valentine Resort and the former site of the Peninsula Golf Club's Yunogo Course (approx. 400ha). Operations are expected to start in September 2019, representing a 30 month construction period. Once commissioned, the plant will generate approximately 290 million kWh of electricity annually, representing an annual reduction of approximately 200,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions. Chugoku Electric Power Company (CEPCO) will purchase all electricity generated by the plant.