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Pacifico Energy Begins Building Largest Solar Station in Japan


Pacifico Energy K.K. has begun construction of the largest solar-power plant in Japan.

The 258-megawatt facility in the western prefecture of Okayama is expected to start operations in September 2019, the Tokyo-based solar developer said in a statement. Chugoku Electric Power Co. will buy all the electricity generated by the plant.

Pacifico Energy has already completed construction of two other solar power plants in Okayama, according to the statement. Pacifico Energy is owned by Virginia Solar Group, according to the company’s website.

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