Notification of Photovoltaic Power Station Construction Work

JNC CORPORATION (CEO & President: Michio Morita, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) will newly establish a photovoltaic power station with a power generation capacity of about 2.3 MW in Kurashiki City, Okayama.


JNC Group regards the following as our core business: manufacturing, selling and research and development of liquid crystal materials and organic EL materials which are essential to a highly information-oriented society.  At the same time, we also regard the environment and energy groups as an important business domain and own run-of-river type hydraulic power stations (total maximum output of 93,200 kW) in 13 places in the Kyushu area, and work on photovoltaic power generation.


The relevant power station is the fourth photovoltaic power station in JNC Group after Moriyama City, Shiga (power generation capacity: 207 kW/in operation), Ichihara City, Chiba (power generation capacity: about 11 MW/to be started in August this year) and Minamata City, Kumamoto (power generation capacity: 2.6 MW/to be started in December this year).  The site is the former Mizushima Plant site (about 23,000 m2) owned by our Corporation in Kurashiki City, Okayama, and we will take advantage of the climate with plentiful amount of sunshine in Mizushima Area, and strive to start operation in February 2015.


Our Corporation develops business activities with consideration for the natural environment and regional communities, and will take advantage of the power generation technologies cultivated since our foundation in 1906 to strive for stable supply of clean energy and contribution to society.


<Outline of Business>

(1) Power station (location)

Mizushima Solar Power Station (Kojimashionasu, Kurashiki City, Okayama)

(2) Site area

About 23,000 m2

(3) Power generation capacity

About 2.3 MW (annual power generation amount for about 780 ordinary homes)

(4) Investment

About 600 million Yen

(5) Start of construction work

September 2014 (planned)

(6) Operation start

February 2015 (planned)