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15 Largest Solar+Storage hybrid plants in Japan

In the run-up to Solar Asset Management Asia 2018 and in order to decipher the extent of appetite for storage-backed solar in Japan, we have accumulated a list of top 15 PV+storage projects in the country. This list comprises both operational and under-construction mega solar projects.


Operational (O) & Under Construction (UC)

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# O/UC Plant (MW) Investor Prefecture Operational Storage (MWh) Storage Modules PCS EPC
1 UC 102 SB Energy & Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Hokkaido 2020 27 LG Chem Ltd. Toshiba TMEIC Toshiba & TMEIC
2 UC 92 Tokyu Land Corporation, Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company & Green Power Development Corporation Hokkaido 2019 25 - - - Fuji Electric
3 UC 64.6 SB Energy & Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Hokkaido 2020 17.5 LG Chem Ltd. Toshiba TMEIC Toshiba & TMEIC
4 UC 38.4 Green Power Development Corporation, Aquila Capital & other local institutional investors Hokkaido March 2018 10 LG Chem Ltd. Jinko Solar - Fuji Electric
5 UC 34 Smart Solar, RISA PARTNERS Inc Hokkaido January 2020 14.4 LG Chem Ltd. Trina Solar Fuji Electric Kandenko
6 UC 31.6 Looop & Green Power Development Corporation Hokkaido September 2019 6.6 LG Chem Ltd. JA Solar Fuji Electric Nippon COMSYS
7 O 28 KEPCO& Energy Products Hokkaido June 2017 14 ABB - ABB LSIS
8 O 24 Orix & Solar Frontier Hokkaido June 2017 12.5 - Solar Frontier TMEIC Toshiba Plant Systems
9 UC 21 Smart Solar Hokkaido November 2017 9 Samsung SDI Trina Solar ABB Kandenko
10 UC 15.7 Smart Solar & Japan Asia Investment Hokkaido November 2019 8.3 Samsung SDI Hanwa Q Cells ABB -
11 O 14.5 Obayashi Clean Energy Hokkaido April 2017 6.75 Obayashi Corporation, Mitsubishi Electric & GS Yuasa - - Obayashi Corporation
12 O 10.2 Hoosiers Holdings Hokkaido April 2017 3.6 LG Chem Ltd. Yingli Solar Fuji Electric Kita Koudensya
13 UC 4.4 Japan Asia Investment Hokkaido March 2018 2.2 Samsung SDI Canadian Solar Fuji Electric -
14 O 2.6 (unknown) Kagoshima (Tokunoshima island) March 2017 1 TMEIC Jinko Solar TMEIC Universal Ecology
15 O 1.2 Hayashi Construction Kagoshima February 2017 6.5 LG Chem Ltd. - YAMABISHI Chuo Bussan

Operational

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# O/UC Plant (MW) Investor Prefecture Operational Storage (MWh) Storage Modules PCS EPC
1 O 28 KEPCO& Energy Products Hokkaido June 2017 14 ABB - ABB LSIS
2 O 24 Orix & Solar Frontier Hokkaido June 2017 12.5 - Solar Frontier TMEIC Toshiba Plant Systems
3 O 14.5 Obayashi Clean Energy Hokkaido April 2017 6.75 Obayashi Corporation, Mitsubishi Electric & GS Yuasa - - Obayashi Corporation
4 O 10.2 Hoosiers Holdings Hokkaido April 2017 3.6 LG Chem Ltd. Yingli Solar Fuji Electric Kita Koudensya
5 O 2.6 (unknown) Kagoshima (Tokunoshima island) March 2017 1 TMEIC Jinko Solar TMEIC Universal Ecology
6 O 1.2 Hayashi Construction Kagoshima February 2017 6.5 LG Chem Ltd. - YAMABISHI Chuo Bussan

Under Construction

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# O/UC Plant (MW) Investor Prefecture Operational Storage (MWh) Storage Modules PCS EPC
1 UC 102 SB Energy & Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Hokkaido 2020 27 LG Chem Ltd. Toshiba TMEIC Toshiba & TMEIC
2 UC 92 Tokyu Land Corporation, Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company & Green Power Development Corporation Hokkaido 2019 25 - - - Fuji Electric
3 UC 64.6 SB Energy & Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Hokkaido 2020 17.5 LG Chem Ltd. Toshiba TMEIC Toshiba & TMEIC
4 UC 38.4 Green Power Development Corporation, Aquila Capital & other local institutional investors Hokkaido March 2018 10 LG Chem Ltd. Jinko Solar - Fuji Electric
5 UC 34 Smart Solar, RISA PARTNERS Inc Hokkaido January 2020 14.4 LG Chem Ltd. Trina Solar Fuji Electric Kandenko
6 UC 31.6 Looop & Green Power Development Corporation Hokkaido September 2019 6.6 LG Chem Ltd. JA Solar Fuji Electric Nippon COMSYS
7 UC 21 Smart Solar Hokkaido November 2017? 9 Samsung SDI Trina Solar ABB Kandenko
8 UC 15.7 Smart Solar & Japan Asia Investment Hokkaido November 2019 8.3 Samsung SDI Hanwa Q Cells ABB -
9 UC 4.4 Japan Asia Investment Hokkaido March 2018 2.2 Samsung SDI Canadian Solar Fuji Electric -

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