27 Apr '14, 11am

Harvesting a Solar Farm: The man-made island of Yumeshima in western Japan's Osaka is now home to the world's

The man-made island of Yumeshima in western Japan's Osaka is now home to the world's first large-scale energy storage system, a project that also highlights the potential to reuse electric vehicle batteries. Hikari-no-Mori, or "Forest of Light," is a mega-solar project of 36,000 solar panels built on top of a landfill and managed by Sumitomo Corporation. "This is the Osaka 'Hikari-no-mori Project' mega-solar power generation facility, a project with eight other companies," said Mugihiko Ozeki, Senior Associate, Battery Business Development at Sumitomo. "We are testing the system controlling the output of the battery packs that charge the energy generated by this 10-megawatt mega-solar power station, linking the data from the photovoltaic panels in real time." A joint venture between Sumitomo and Nissan called 4R Energy – Reuse, Resell, Refabricate and Recycle – uses 16 lit...

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