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Hitachi Hi-Tech Photovoltaic Power Station at Yasugi

(Above) Photograph of the Hitachi High-Tech Photovoltaic Power Station at Yasugi.

The Hitachi High-Tech Photovoltaic Power Station at Yasugi is a large-scale photovoltaic power plant built in Yasugi City, Shimane Prefecture of Japan. Its annual power generation is equivalent to the amount of electricity used by 260 ordinary households.
All of the electricity generated is sold to a power utility using the "Fixed Tariff System for Renewable Energy."

Overview of power station

Name of facility Hitachi High-Tech Photovoltaic Power Station at Yasugi
Location Fukui-machi, Higashi-akae-cho, Yasugi City, Shimane Prefecture of Japan
(at the Hitachi Metals, Ltd. Yasugi plant)
Site area 24,000 m²
System output 1,340 kW
Annual electrical power output Approximately 1,486 MWh/year (equivalent to the amount of electricity used by 260 ordinary households)
*Total annual electricity consumption per household is calculated at 5,650 kWh/year
Environmental contribution equivalents CO2 equivalent: 351,094 kg/year
Commencement of operations December, 2013
Solar panels 5,586 240 W Hanwha Q.CELLS
PCS Two 500 kW Hitachi, Ltd. HIVERTER-NP2003i
*PCS´╝ÜPower Conditioning System