Ako Solar Power Plant I is a 12MW solar PV power project. It is located in Hyogo, Japan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2014. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Shimizu.

Ako Solar Power Plant I is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 160,000 square meters.

The project cost is $34m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in April 2014.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to The Kansai Electric Power under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Sharp was selected as the supplier of PV modules for the project.

For more details on Ako Solar Power Plant I, buy the profile here.

About Shimizu

Shimizu Corp (Shimizu) is a provider of construction, architecture, and engineering services. The company’s service portfolio includes planning; design; construction; civil engineering; and maintenance and operation. The company holds expertise in construction of industrial facilities, wind and thermal power stations, and waste disposal and processing facilities. Its other activities include construction of roads, tunnels, harbors, parks, airports, educational and cultural facilities, and medical and welfare facilities. Shimizu also carries out development of residential and commercial buildings. It also carries out frontiers business, which focuses on space and ocean development from the conceptual and R&D stage to commercialization. The company has operations in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and North America. Shimizu is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.


GlobalData, the leading provider of industry intelligence, provided the underlying research used to produce this article.

This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.