Suzuki to Invest $56 Million for Solar Station in Central Japan

Suzuki Motor Corp., a Japanese automaker, will invest 5.6 billion yen ($56 million) to build a solar power plant in central Japan.

The 18-megawatt station, to be set up at an industrial park in the Shizuoka prefecture, is scheduled to start operations in the autumn of 2015, the company said in a statement today.

Suzuki also plans to install solar panels at two more locations in Hamamatsu city, Shizuoka prefecture, where the company is based, according to the statement.