JX Energy Plans to Build Three Solar Power Stations in Japan

JX Nippon Oil and Energy Corp, Japan’s biggest refiner, will build three solar power stations in Japan.

The Tokyo-based company will build a 1-megawatt station in Fukushima prefecture and a 4-megawatt plant in Akita, both in northern Japan, it said in a statement today. No financial terms were disclosed.

A 12-megawatt station will be set up in the southern prefecture of Okinawa, according to the statement. The plants will start operations by March 2015, according to JX Energy.

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