Marubeni Completes Japan’s Largest Solar-Power Station in Oita

Marubeni Corp. (8002), a Japanese trading company, has completed an 82-megawatt solar-power station in the southwestern prefecture of Oita.

The plant, the largest in Japan, began commercial operations on March 12, the Tokyo-based company said in a statement today.

Marubeni is also building a 28.3-megawatt solar-power station in Miyagi prefecture in northern Japan, the company said earlier this month.

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