WATASHI IKE: 2,170 kWp
Located in Takamatsu, in the prefecture of Kagawa, Japan, this 2,170 kWp floating solar PV power plant installed on an irrigation pond with an area of 41,000 m² (4.1 ha).
The platform is equipped with Classic version of Hydrelio® technology and supports 6,289 floating solar panels of 72 cells (345W JINKO standard modules). The total structure covers 51% 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
Watashi Ike’s floating solar plant has been operational since June 2018 and generates green electricity to the local grid. This is the 6th project Ciel & Terre developed as an IPP in Japan.