Toray Unit, Fujipream to Build Solar Power Plant in South Japan

A Toray Industries Inc. (3402) unit will build a 5.8-megawatt solar power station in southwestern Japan with Fujipream Corp. (4237), a Japanese solar-panel maker.

The 2 billion yen ($20 million) station in Fukuoka prefecture is expected to start on Oct. 1, Toray Engineering Co. and Fujipream said in a statement today.

Tokyo-based Toray Engineering will be in charge of construction, operations and maintenance while Fujipream will supply panels, according to the statement.

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