Bit-isle Unit to Build 11MW Solar Power Plant in Southwest Japan

A unit of Bit-isle Inc., an operator of Internet data centers, will build an 11-megawatt solar power station in southwestern Japan to diversify its business.

The plant will be set up in Kagoshima prefecture and will be completed in March 2015, Bit-isle said in a statement today.

The project is expected to cost as much as 6 billion yen ($59 million), according to the statement. Bit-isle is based in Tokyo.

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