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Showa Shell, Ube Industries to Build 21MW Solar Power Station

Showa Shell (5002) Sekiyu K.K. and Ube Industries Ltd. will build and operate a 21 megawatt solar power station in western Japan.

The companies set up a venture to start construction of the plant in Yamaguchi prefecture in April, Showa Shell, the Japanese refining unit of Royal Dutch Shell Plc. (RDSA), said in a statement today. The station will start operation in July next year.

Solar Frontier K.K., a wholly owned unit of Showa Shell and a maker of thin-film solar panels, will supply panels for the plant, according to the statement.

To contact the reporter on this story: Chisaki Watanabe in Tokyo at cwatanabe5@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Reed Landberg at landberg@bloomberg.net

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