JFE Engineering Begins Construction of Fukushima Solar Station

JFE Holdings Inc. (5411)’s engineering unit began construction of a 26.2-megawatt solar power station in the prefecture of Fukushima, north of Tokyo, on behalf of a health foods company.

The plant at a former golf club is expected to be completed in March 2015, JFE Engineering Corp. said in a statement today. The station will be run by Nagano prefecture-based Sunny Health Co., according to the statement.

Sunny Health has 2.4-megawatt and 1.5-megawatt solar stations in Kagoshima prefecture and a 1.3-megawatt plant in Aomori prefecture, according to the company website.

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