Canadian Solar delivers three solar projects in Japan
Investors - MARCH 8, 2023

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Canadian Solar delivers three solar projects in Japan

by Kali Persall

Canadian Solar has achieved commercial operations on three of its solar power projects in Japan, totaling 42 megawatt peaks.

Canadian Solar will sell the energy generated from the projects to grid operators in the regions of Oita Kitsuki, Gunma Takasaki, and Yamaguchi Hofu for approximately 19 years. Together, the projects are expected to produce around 53,000 megawatt hours of renewable energy, which will power approximately 15,000 households and avoid approximately 24,000 tons of annual carbon emissions.

“We are delighted to be part of the green transformation that Japan is going through with these additions to our portfolio,” said Shawn Qu, chairman and CEO of Canadian Solar. “Our teams worked closely with the local communities and governments to bring these projects to fruition. Working closely with local community to cultivate a sustainable long-term relationship is one of our ESG sustainable development goals.”

Qu said the projects continue to expa

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