28 Jan '16, 3pm

Construction begins on the world's largest #floating #solar farm in #Japan

Construction begins on the world's largest #floating #solar farm in #Japan

over a year ago, when plans were announced to aim for the world’s largest floating solar plant. Now, construction has finally begun but we can’t say Kyocera has ‘broken ground’ on the project because, well, there is no ground in this equation. The solar farm and power plant will float on a reservoir in Japan’s Chiba prefecture, southeast of Tokyo. Kyocera says the watery site was selected because Japan simply doesn’t have enough land for a utility-scale solar farm . The Yamakura dam power plant will be outfitted with 50,000 solar panels with an overall capacity of 13.7MW.

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