Orix to Build 55-megawatt Solar Power Station in Northwest Japan

(Bloomberg) — Orix Corp. will build a 55-megawatt solar
power station in Japan’s northwestern prefecture of Niigata.

Construction will begin in June and the plant is scheduled
to commence operations three years later, the Tokyo-based
company said in a statement Thursday.

The plant will produce enough electricity for 16,765 homes,
according to the statement.

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Iain Wilson, Jason Rogers

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