Shell-Yamaguchi Solar Park is a 21.3MW solar PV power project. It is located in Yamaguchi, Japan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in July 2014.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 21.3 21.3 Active Yamaguchi, Japan Showa Shell Sekiyu; Ube Industries


The project is developed and owned by Showa Shell Sekiyu and Ube Industries. The owners have 50% stake in the project respectively.

Shell-Yamaguchi Solar Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 30 hectares.

The project generates 25,010MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 6,900 households. The project cost is $65.365m.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in July 2014.

Power Purchase Agreement

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

Contractors Involved

Solar Frontier was selected as the supplier of PV modules for the project.

The inverters were procured from Fuji Electric for the project.

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

About Ube Industries

Ube Industries Ltd (Ube) is a chemical manufacturing company. It produces and sells plastics, chemicals, specialty chemicals, cement, and construction materials, industrial machinery and metal products. The company also has coal and electricity business. The company offers products to various industries such as communications, rubber, pharmaceuticals, construction, plastics, power, and energy and environment. It also offers drug discovery and contract manufacturing for pharmaceutical sector. Its product offering includes cement, ready-mixed concrete, building materials, magnesia and calcia. The company import and sales coal, and operates coal storage facility. The company operates plants in Spain, China, Japan, Thailand and Malaysia. Ube is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.


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