Osaka Hikari-no-mori Solar Park is a 10MW solar PV power project. It is located in Osaka, 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 October 2013. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Sumitomo. DAIHEN, Hitachi Zosen, Ntt Facilities, Rengo, Sumitomo and Sumitomo Electric Industries are currently owning the project.

Osaka Hikari-no-mori Solar Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 15 hectares.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 3,200 households. The project cost is $33.475m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in October 2013.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to The Kansai Electric Power under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors involved

Wuxi Suntech Power was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company provided 36,000 modules each with 290W of nameplate capacity.

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About Sumitomo

Sumitomo Corp (Sumitomo) is a business enterprise that operates in metal products, infrastructure, transportation, construction systems, media, network and lifestyle retail, general products, real estate, financial services, logistics, mineral resources and energy, chemicals, and electronics industries. It provides crop protection products, fertilizers, and other agricultural materials. The company also provides leasing of aircraft; telecommunication services in Myanmar; and carries out the import and export of chemicals, machinery, metals, fuels; trilateral trade and domestic and international business investment. It operates in several countries in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, CIS, Africa, Oceania, and the Americas. Sumitomo is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.


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