Sakai Mega Solar PV Park – 1 is a 10MW solar PV power project. It is located in Osaka, Japan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 10 10 Active Osaka, Japan Sharp; The Kansai Electric Power Solar PV 10 10 Active Osaka, Japan Sharp; The Kansai Electric Power


The project was developed by Sharp and The Kansai Electric Power.

Sakai Mega Solar PV Park – 1 is a ground-mounted solar project.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 3,000 households. The project cost is $59m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in October 2010.

Contractors Involved

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

About Sharp

Sharp Corp (Sharp) designs, develops, and markets digital information equipment, health and environmental equipment, energy, and business solutions. The company’s major products are refrigerators, microwave ovens, electric fans, beauty appliances, LED lights, air conditioners, washing machines, televisions, projectors, mobile phones, tablets, calculators, facsimiles, telephones, solar cells, thin-film solar cells, and storage battery. It also provides Point-of-Sale (POS) systems, electronic cash registers, information displays, options and consumables, software, and ultrasonic cleaners. The company serves to original equipment manufacturers, electronics industries, solar industries, and household customers. It has operations spanning across the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Sharp is headquartered in Sakai-Ku, Osaka, Japan.

About The Kansai Electric Power

The Kansai Electric Power Co Inc (KEPCo) is an integrated power utility. It produces, supplies electricity, and thermal energy; procures and sells natural gas. The company generates electric energy using natural gas, nuclear, coal, oil, wind, hydro and solar sources. Through long, medium, and short terms and spot procurement contracts and other types of transactions, KEPCo procures liquefied natural gas, and processes and supplies that to customers using pipeline networks. It also provides IT and communications services including optical internet, optical telephone, and optical television to household and corporate customers. KEPCo provides real estate services, business solution, Nursing care, home security, staffing and other services. The company supplies electricity to customers and utility and non-utility companies in the Kansai and capital regions. KEPCo is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.


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