Orix to Build 52.5-Megawatt Solar Plant in Fukushima

(Bloomberg) — Orix Corp. will build a 52.5-megawatt solar
power station in the northern Japanese prefecture of Fukushima
with partners.

Construction will begin in July and operations will start
in June 2017, the Tokyo-based company said in a statement on its
website, without giving financial details. Kyudenko Corp. and
three other companies will take part in the project.

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