Sojitz Corporation


Commercial Operations Commence at 1st Domestic Solar Power Plant in Hokkaido

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Oct. 2, 2014
Sojitz Corporation

A ceremony to celebrate the completion of Koshimizu Solar Power Plant, located in Koshimizu-cho, Shari-gun, Hokkaido, took place today, October 2nd, 2014. This power plant— completed on September 30th and commencing commercial operation on October 2nd—is fully owned by Mirai Power (Shari Koshimizu) Corporation (head office: Koshimizu-cho, Shari-gun, Hokkaido; president: Masakazu Hashimoto), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sojitz.

The solar power plant has a total installed capacity of 9.14 MW and is expected to generate power equivalent to the energy consumption of approximately 2,800 general households. Sojitz will operate the plant utilizing their in-depth expertise developed since 2010 through operation of solar power plants in Germany. The power generated will be sold to Hokkaido Electric Power Company under the Japanese government’s ’Feed-in Tariff Scheme for Renewable Energy.’

Sojitz will continue to actively promote its renewable energy business, including its solar power projects, to contribute to the development of a sustainable society.


[Overhead View of Koshimizu Solar Power Plant]

Reference Information

Mirai Power (Shari Koshimizu) Corporation

Representative Masakazu Hashimoto, President
Established March 2013
Head Office 414 Koshimizu, Koshimizu-cho, Shari-gun, Hokkaido
Shareholder Sojitz Corporation, 100%


Overview of Koshimizu Solar Power Plant of Mirai Power
(Shari Koshimizu) Corporation

Trade Name Mirai Power (Shari Koshimizu) Corporation
Main Business

Photovoltaic power generation business for a period of 20 years based on Japanese government’s ’Feed-in Tariff Scheme for Renewable Energy’

Business Location 419-1 Nakasato, Koshimizu-cho, Shari-gun, Hokkaido and other locations
Site Area Approx. 235,000 square meters
Installed Capacity Approx. 9.14 MW
Grid-connected Capacity 7.0 MW

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