Solar Frontier K.K., a 100% subsidiary of Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K., has signed a contract to supply thin-film solar cell modules on the scale of roughly 1 MW to the Tsuno No. 2 Power Plant, a power plant that Miyazaki Solar Way Co. Ltd. of the Kokusai Kogyo Group plans to start operating in 2011 in the town of Tsuno in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.
The modules will be delivered by the JFE Steel Corp. The construction of the Tsuno No. 2 Power Plant is being undertaken as one of Miyazaki Prefecture's Miyazaki Solar Frontier Vision initiatives and is part of the Miyazaki Solar Way Project, a joint project between Miyazaki Prefecture, the town of Tsuno and the Kokusai Kogyo Group to install solar panels along approximately 3.6 km of an overhead structure at the site of the Linear Motorcar Miyazaki Test Track.
SOURCE: Solar Frontier K.K.