TOKYO, Japan – Sonnedix Japan, on behalf of the Sonnedix Group of companies (Sonnedix Group), has completed the acquisition of a 16.4MW solar PV project from Trina Solar International System Business Unit (ISBU) in Japan – Trina Solar Japan Energy.
The project is in its development stage and is located in the Tochigi Prefecture of Japan, with construction works starting in early 2022 and reaching commercial operations by Q3 of 2023.
“We’re excited to see a continuous growth in our platform in Japan, where we have been present since 2013 through our trusted partner, Sonnedix Japan”, said Axel Thiemann, CEO of Sonnedix. “Transactions like this further demonstrates our commitment to pushing the energy transition forward, expanding the use of solar in the Japanese market, and around the world.”
Sonnedix Japan currently manages, on behalf of the Sonnedix Group, a total capacity of over 500MW, including a development pipeline of over 40MW. The company continues to actively look for further opportunities to expand its platform in Japan, and across other OECD markets.
On this transaction, Sonnedix was advised by Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu for legal.
Sonnedix Power Holdings Limited (together with its subsidiaries, Sonnedix) is a global solar Independent Power Producer (IPP) with a proven track record in delivering high performance cost competitive solar photovoltaic plants to the market. Sonnedix develops, builds, owns and operates solar power plants globally, with a total capacity of over 5GW, including a development pipeline of more than 2GW.
Sonnedix continues to expand its global footprint across OECD countries, with 350 solar plants in operations, as well as several hundred MW under construction or various development stages in Italy, France, Spain, USA/Puerto Rico, Chile, South Africa and Japan.