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(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."
|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：Power Conditioning System