Yingli Japan has announced that they are supplying more than 2 MWs of monocrystalline PV modules to Japan Benex.
These modules will be used on the Benex Nagareyama Solar Port, one of the largest solar projects on a rented rooftop in Japan upon completion.
As per the agreement, Yingli will supply more than 8,000 monocrystalline PANDA series modules for the project by the end of August 2014.
The project is expected to be grid connected and commence operation by October 2014.
Once completed, it will generate approximately 2,150,000 kWh of electricity annually.
Due to restricted space availability, installing systems on rented rooftops is an emerging trend in Japan.
Since the project’s space is limited by a small roof, the success depended on selecting a highly efficient module. Yingli’s PANDA series is most appropriate for the project, with its high output and quality, said, Yohei Kobayashi, executive vice president, Japan Benex Corporation.
By leveraging the track record of success with long-term partners such as Japan Benex Corporation, more opportunities in Japan’s rooftop solar market are expected to come, said, Liansheng Miao, chairman, CEO, Yingli Green Energy.