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November 26, 2021

Setouchi Kirei Solar PV Park, Japan

By Carmen

Setouchi Kirei Solar PV Park is a 235MW solar PV power project. It is located in Okayama, Japan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 2018.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 235 235 Active Okayama, Japan Chudenko; Toyo Engineering


The project was developed by Chudenko and Toyo Engineering. Chudenko, GE Energy Financial Services, Kuni Umi Asset Management and Toyo Engineering are currently owning the project.

Setouchi Kirei Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 265 hectares.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 80,000 households, offsetting 192,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $965m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in October 2018.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to The Chugoku Electric Power under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.351kWh for a period of 20 years. The contracted capacity is 186MW.

Contractors Involved

Shimizu and Toyo Engineering were selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

The solar PV modules for the project were supplied by Trina Solar and Yingli Green Energy Holding.

Solar inverters for the project were procured from GE Power and Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems.

Chudenko is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.

About Chudenko

Chudenko Corp (Chudenko) operates as a general equipment engineering company that offers construction of electrical equipment, water and sewerage facilities, transmission lines and distribution facilities, and telecommunication facilities. The company offers installation of underground cables, general indoor and outdoor electrical construction work, and design and construction of ducts for air conditioning systems. It also provides sales of material and equipment for electrical construction, casualty insurance agency operations, leasing of construction equipment and vehicles and power generation and distribution. The company offers design, installation, and maintenance work for electrical power supply and distribution equipment for electricity companies. Chudenko is headquartered in Hiroshima, Japan.

About Toyo Engineering

Toyo Engineering Corp (Toyo Engineering) is a provider of engineering and construction services. It provides engineering, procurement, and construction solutions to various industrial facilities. The company offers R&D, design, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, and technical assistance services. The company also develops power plants and transport infrastructure related to railways and water. It also offers energy saving solutions. Toyo Engineering offers these services to various industries including oil and gas, petrochemicals, energy, infrastructure, environment, pharmaceutical and fine chemicals, fertilizers, electronics, and semiconductors, automobile, and manufacturing. It operates in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, North America, and Latin America. Toyo Engineering is headquartered in Narashino-Shi, Chiba, Japan.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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