Vena Energy announced the commercial operation of the 14-megawatt (MW) Hitachiomiya 2 Solar Project, in the Ibaraki Prefecture in Japan.
“The Hitachiomiya 2 Solar Project is our fourth renewable energy project in the Ibaraki Prefecture, and we are very proud that it has achieved its commercial operation status,” said Juan Mas Valor, Head of Vena Energy Japan.
Commissioned in September 2021 and built by a peak construction workforce of 130 locals, the 14 MW Hitachiomiya 2 Solar Project is Vena Energy’s fourth renewable energy project in the Ibaraki Prefecture.
The project is Vena Energy’s 26th renewable energy project in Japan and is expected to provide up to 3,580 local households with clean renewable energy annually.
Featuring 33,712 bifacial photovoltaic solar panels spread across 11.78 hectares the project is expected to reduce up to 9,995 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions and saving approximately 14 million litres of water every year.
“Today, we are operating 26 solar and wind projects with a combined output of 470 MW across Japan, and we look forward to accelerating the energy transition, while continuing to engage and support our host communities through job creation and other initiatives in Japan” added Juan Mas Valor.