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GE Delivered 40 Megawatts of Solar Inverters for the Pacifico Energy Furukawa Mega Solar Plant in Japan
Apr 11, 2018
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  • GE’s Brilliance Solar Inverters Meet the Customer’s Requirements for Reliability and Cost Competitiveness
  • The Contract Includes a 20-Year Long-Term Service Agreement to Ensure the Maintenance and Service of the Equipment

MIYAGI, JAPAN—April 11, 2018—GE Power (NYSE: GE) recently successfully delivered and commissioned its Brilliance Solar Inverters to Pacifico Energy Osaki GK for the 40.32-megawatt alternating current (AC) mega-solar project in Furukawa, Japan.

GE’s Brilliance Solar Inverters meet the customer’s requirements both for reliability and cost competitiveness. Along with the inverters, GE also supplied ring main units and recombiners, all of which are preassembled onto skids for ease of transportation and installation at the site.

As part of the agreement, GE also will provide a 20-year long-term service agreement to manage the maintenance and service of the GE equipment to support availability of the inverter systems throughout the lifetime of the project. These attributes are vital to the overall performance of the Pacifico Energy Furukawa Mega Solar Plant given the shrinking local feed-in-tariffs.

“We are glad to successfully deliver the solar project and help the country expand its solar footprint in the midst of a growing clean energy ecosystem,” said Patrick Fetzer, Solar CEO, GE’s Power Conversion business.

“We are committed to delivering existing and new technologies to benefit our customers worldwide. The successful delivery of this solar project is a testament to Pacifico Energy Osaki GK and ourselves as we continue to pursue a cleaner energy future,” said Azeez Mohammed, president & CEO, GE’s Power Conversion business.

Image Credit: Pacifico Energy

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For more information, please contact:

Wenlin Jin, GE
Power Conversion, External Affairs
+33 (0)1 85 32 23 94
wenlin.jin@ge.com

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