- GE and K Energy Partner to Build a 24-Megawatt Solar Project in Katsuura, Japan
- GE was the First to Introduce the Breakthrough 1,500-Volt Central Inverter Technology into Japan’s Solar Market
KATSUURA CITY, JAPAN—November 7, 2018—GE (NYSE: GE) has been selected by Toyo Engineering Corporation on behalf of the project owner, GK KS Power 1, a special purpose vehicle consortium by GE Energy Financial Service and K-Energy, to provide its 1,500-volt inverters to build the 24-megawatt (MW) solar plant project located in Katsuura City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
Solar is soaring in Japan. Boosted by the government’s energy ambition to reach a solar installation of 64 gigawatts (GW) by 2030, solar plants have proliferated on the island. This year, 7 GW of new solar installation is planned to be added to the actual 42 GW of total installed base, which makes the country well ahead of its target.