Tokyo, 30 May, 2017 – Equis Energy (Equis), Asia-Pacific’s largest renewable energy IPP, has commissioned two solar power projects with a total generation capacity of 27.4 MW in Kamikita City, Aomori Prefecture, Japan.
In Japan, Equis owns 40 projects comprising 0.9 GW and has a further 1.3 GW under development. At its regional headquarters in Tokyo and local offices in Shichinohe, Kasama and Fukushima, Equis employs over 60 professionals well-versed in development, design, project management and investment.
Adam Ballin, Equis Board Director, said, “Japan’s commitment to renewable energy has broad popular support across the nation, and Equis has forged especially strong ties to the community in the Aomori area, where we have a portfolio of 10 operational and under-construction solar projects that have an energy generation capacity of over 170 MW. Not only do these projects provide low-cost clean energy, but also they allow us to offer jobs to the community.”
The ‘Shichinohe 3’ and ‘Shichinohe 8’ projects generate 33,240 MWh of energy per annum and on an annual basis provide 6,301 households with electricity, and save 18,315 tons of CO2, as well as 31.3 million liters of water.