Oct 8, 2019 – Total Solar International, a wholly owned subsidiary of French energy company Total dedicated to utility-scale solar plants, announced the start of the construction of the 52 MW Miyagi Osato Solar Park in Japan.
The Miyagi Osato Solar Park PV solar power plant with a capacity of 52 MW will be constructed in Osato, Miyagi prefecture, Japan. The plant is designed to fully meet Japan’s stringent earthquake-resistant building standards. The facility will be equipped with around 116,000 SunPower Maxeon solar panels.
The plant will be operated by Miyagi Osato Solar Park, a special purpose company, majority-owned by Total Solar International (90%), alongside SB Energy (10%), a Japanese subsidiary of SoftBank Group.
The project has achieved financial close.
Construction of the plant started in October 2019. The facility is expected to start up in 2021.