Kawakami Solar Project

Project Name Kawakami
Technology Solar Photovoltaic
Capacity 37 megawatts
Project Size 40 Hectares
Location Nagano Prefecture, Japan
Commercial Operation Date November 2021


Nestled in the foothills of Kawakami village, the Kawakami Solar Project consists of more than 89,000 bifacial photovoltaic solar panels spanning 40 hectares and was built by approximately 300 construction workers at the peak of its construction. The project is capable of providing clean, renewable energy to over 10,000 Japanese households annually. Compared to thermal energy generation, the Kawakami Solar Project will also be capable of reducing over 28 thousand tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions per year, while saving up to 41 million liters of water annually.