HIGAI SHIN IKE: 497 kWp
Located in Tenri, in Nara prefecture, Japan, this 497 kWp floating solar power plant installed on an irrigation pond with an area of 7,291 m² (0.7 ha).
The platform is equipped with Classic version of Hydrelio® technology and supports 1,440 PV modules of 72 cells (275W LONGI SOLAR standard modules). The total structure covers 69% of the water surface.
For this project, Ciel & Terre operated as an IPP (Independent Power Producer) and project developer, supervising all the project development, and the engineering and construction of the floating PV structure and the anchorage. Our scope included:
- Management of project development
- Financing of the project
- Supply of our Hydrelio® (made in Japan) and design of the floating platform
- Design, supply and installation of the anchoring solution
- Operation and maintenance of the farm
Higai Shin Ike’s floating solar plant has been operational since November 2018 and generates green electricity to the local grid. This is the 9th project Ciel & Terre developed as an IPP in Japan.