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2022.05.13
Kyuden International to enter into Capital Alliance with Shizen International
On May 11, Kyuden International Corporation (Kyuden International), a member of the Kyuden Group, and Shizen International Inc. (Shizen International), the overseas arm of the Fukuoka-based renewable energy developer Shizen Energy Inc., entered into an agreement regarding a capital alliance, in order to promote collaboration in overseas development of renewable energy, mainly in Southeast Asia.
2022.05.13
Shizen International Forms Capital Alliance with Kyuden International
Shizen International Inc. (Shizen International), a Shizen Energy Group company, announces that on May 11, 2022, it entered into a capital alliance with Kyuden International Corporation (Kyuden International), the overseas business arm of the Kyushu Electric Power Group (Kyuden Group), to jointly develop the renewable energy business, primarily in Southeast Asia.
2022.04.25
Shizen Energy is going to sign MOU on One of the Largest Floating Solar Facilities in South East Asia
Shizen Energy Inc. (Shizen Energy) has announced that Shizen Energy and the Nusa Baiduri Consortium in Malaysia has agreed to implement a feasibility study through its fully owned subsidiary Shizen Malaysia Sdn Bhd.(Shizen Malaysia) for the development of a floating solar facility with a capacity of 150 MW which will be signed through an MOU on April 25th at the Asia Green Growth Partnership Ministerial Meeting (AGGPM) Public-Private Forum. This project is positioned as one of South East Asia’s largest floating facilities and in aligning with the Asia Energy Transition Initiative (AETI) promoted by the Japanese government.
2022.04.22
TOP GLOVE IN 20-YEAR DEAL TO BUY SOLAR POWER FROM SHIZEN MALAYSIA
KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — Top Glove Corporation Bhd has entered into a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Shizen Malaysia Sdn Bhd as the world’s largest glovemaker expands its solar energy use. Top Glove said Shizen Malaysia, a unit of Japan’s Shizen Energy Inc, will install, own, and operate a 10 megawatt (MW) “peaking grid,” with the glovemaker buying the electricity generated by Shizen Malaysia for 20 years through the partnership.
2022.04.22
Shizen Energy Group and Alam Nix Renewables Complete 1MW Solar Power Plant in Indonesia
Shizen Energy Inc. (Shizen Energy) and Alam Nix Renewables Pte., Ltd. (ANR) have completed construction of an approximately 1MW solar power plant in Indonesia. The completion ceremony was held on April 19, attended by Vice Minister of Embassy of Japan in Indonesia Mr. Masami Tamura, Deputy Ambassador of Embassy of Switzerland Mr. Philippe Strub, and other honored guests. Shizen Energy and ANR have established a local subsidiary, PT ATW Alam Hijau (AAH), together with the ATW Group. ATW Group is involved in sales of solar power generation equipment and construction of solar power plants. Through its operation, AAH aims to develop the solar power generation business in Indonesia.
2022.04.13
Shizen Energy Concludes Solar Farm Agreement for 17 locations in Brazil for a Total of 33.4 MWP
Shizen International Inc. (Shizen International), an international development and asset management company of renewable energy power plants, has concluded a solar farm agreement for 17 locations in Brazil for a total of 33.4 MWp to be completed within 2022. Fazsol Energias Renováveis (FazSol), a joint venture between Shizen Energia do Brasil Ltda (Shizen Brazil) and Brazilian real estate developer Espaço Y, has concluded this agreement with Órigo Energia, the leading distributed solar power generation company in Brazil.
2022.03.31
Commercial Operation Begins on juwi Shizen Energy’s Solar EPC Project in Miyagi Prefecture
juwi Shizen Energy Inc. (“juwi Shizen Energy”) has completed construction of a 20MW(DC) solar power plant, an EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) project in Kesennuma City, Miyagi Prefecture, and started its commercial operation in November, 2021. This power plant was constructed on a site of approximately 48ha located in Kesennuma City, Miyagi Prefecture. EPC of the plant was conducted by juwi Shizen Energy, and juwi Shizen Energy Operation will perform the O&M. The annual output is expected to be approximately 27.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to the annual electrical power use of approximately 8,760 households.
2022.03.15
juwi Shizen Energy Completes Construction and Begins Commercial Operations of 26.5MW solar EPC project in Iwate Prefecture
juwi Shizen Energy Inc. (“juwi Shizen Energy”) completed a 26.5 megawatt (DC) EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) project (the “Sonnedix Tanabu plant”) and started its commercial operation. The development, financing, and construction of this power plant was managed by Sonnedix Japan, the Japanese operator partner for investments made by the worldwide electricity generation company, Sonnedix Group. EPC of the plant was conducted by juwi Shizen Energy, and juwi Shizen Energy Operation will perform the O&M. The annual output is expected to be approximately 33,000MWh during its first full year of operation, equivalent to the annual electrical power use of approximately 7,400 households.
2022.03.14
Shizen Energy’s Aggregate EMS “Shizen Connect” added with EV Smart Charging Function
Shizen Energy has announced that its Aggregate Energy Management System “Shizen Connect” is now equipped with a Smart Charging function for electric vehicles (EVs). Shizen Energy has also completed the demonstration of this Smart Charging function in the demonstration project funded by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s “FY2021 Subsidy for next-generation technology construction demonstration project utilizing distributed energy resources such as storage batteries”. This project also demonstrated Governor-Free Operation in preparation for the Frequency Containment Reserve (FCR) in the electrical power reserve market.
2022.02.21
Shizen Energy to Begin Commercial Operation of Solar Power Plant in Brazil to Supply Power to Brazilian Furniture and Appliance Retail Chain
Shizen International Inc. (Shizen International), an international development and asset management company of renewable energy power plants, announces the beginning of commercial operations of a solar power plant in Brazil which will supply power to a Brazilian furniture and appliance retail chain. Fazsol Energias Renováveis (FazSol), a joint venture between Shizen Energia do Brasil Ltda (Shizen Brazil) and Brazilian real estate developer Espaço Y, has completed the grid connection of the new solar power plant located in Pará, Brazil on January 17th, 2022 and will start commercial operations in March.
2022.02.21
Shizen Energy and Constant Energy Concludes Corporate PPA with Panasonic Energy (Thailand) for 1,169 kWp Solar Rooftop Operation
On February 7th, 2022, Shizen Energy Inc. (Shizen Energy) and Constant Energy concluded a long-term Power Purchase Agreement for a 1,169 kWp solar rooftop operation with Panasonic Energy (Thailand). Panasonic Energy (Thailand) is a leading manufacturer of batteries in Thailand, and this solar rooftop project located in Samut Prakan province will enable significant power cost reduction by using competitive renewable energy, and approximately 13,745 tons of carbon dioxide emissions are expected to be reduced during the 20 year contract.
2021.12.14
Top Glove Corporation Bhd and Shizen Malaysia Sdn Bhd execute a first Corporate PPA for solar rooftop in Malaysia
On November 29, 2021, Shizen Malaysia Sdn Bhd (“Shizen Malaysia”), the group company of Shizen Energy Inc. in Southeast Asia has executed a first long-term Power Purchase Agreement for a rooftop-based solar PV plant with Top Glove Corporation Bhd(“Top Glove”), the world’s largest manufacturer of gloves commanding 26% of global market share which owns and operates 48 manufacturing facilities in Malaysia, Thailand, China and Vietnam, distributing to 195 countries worldwide.
2021.12.01
Aisin Thai Automotive Casting (Aisin Group) and Shizen Energy / Constant Energy execute a Corporate PPA to expand its current solar rooftop operations to 3.7MW
On November 11, 2021, Shizen Energy Inc. (“Shizen Energy”) and Constant Energy have executed a long-term Power Purchase Agreement with Aisin Thai Automotive Casting Co., Ltd, (“ATAC”) that will expand its existing 1MW solar rooftop to a total of 3.7MW. Aisin Thai Automotive Casting is a joint venture between AISIN CORPORATION(Japan) and Toyota Tsusho (Thailand) Co., Ltd. This solar rooftop project is located in Kabinburi Industrial Zone, in Prachinburi province.
2021.09.21
Shizen Energy’s proposal chosen for METI’s feasibility study in Vietnam
Shizen Energy’s proposal titled “Feasibility study on Microgrid Control Solutions Utilizing Digital Technology for Expanding Renewable Energy in Vietnam”has been selected for the Feasibility Study (Low Carbon/Decarbonization Field) for the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) of the FY 2021 Study on the infrastructure development project for acquisition of JCM credits (Project commissioned by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry or METI).
2021.08.27
Aisin Thai Automotive Casting (Aisin Group) and Shizen Energy / Constant Energy completed a first solar rooftop with a Corporate PPA as Shizen Energy’s first solar rooftop project under a PPA scheme in Thailand
Shizen Energy Inc. (“Shizen Energy”) and Constant Energy completed the power grid connections and commenced operation on April 2021 for the 1MW rooftop solar power plant under a corporate PPA with Aisin Thai Automotive Casting Co., Ltd, a joint venture between Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.(Japan) and Toyota Tsusho (Thailand) Co., Ltd. which PPA has signed in Oct, 2020, and been under construction since January 2021 in Kabinburi Industrial Zone, in Prachinburi province. The power plant began commercial operations in April 2021.
2021.06.11
Shizen Energy and Alamport Started Construction of 4.2MW Rooftop Solar Power Plants at Pharmaceutical Factories, Vehicles Dealers, and Timber Factories in Indonesia ~Direct Supply of Renewable Energy Contributes to Reducing CO2 Emissions~
Shizen Energy Inc. (“Shizen Energy”) and Alamport Inc. (“Alamport”) announced that we started the construction to install rooftop solar power plants (total of 4.2 MW) at 13 locations including factories and shops in Indonesia in April 2021.
2021.04.28
Shizen Energy chosen by METI to perform feasibility study in Brazil
Shizen Energy has proposed, and been chosen by METI to perform a feasibility study on the installation of solar power plants and provision of digital services to Japanese customers located in industrial zones in Brazil. The group will investigate and analyze the technical and regulatory aspects related to the generation power plants, and carry out commercial verifications.
2021.02.05
Shizen Energy Achieves Commercial Operation of The First Solar Project in Vietnam
On December 26, 2020, Shizen Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. (“Shizen Malaysia”), an affiliate company of Shizen Energy Inc. (“Shizen Energy”) announced that it has reached commercial operation on Hau Giang Solar Power Plant (35MWp (DC)), a large-scale solar power plant in Vietnam in which Shizen Energy has invested and managed the construction.
2020.11.20
Shizen Energy Completes Construction of the Solar Power Plant in Brazil to Supply Power to Brasilia International Airport
Shizen Energia do Brasil Ltda (“Shizen Brazil”), a joint venture of Shizen Energy Inc. (“Shizen Energy”) from Japan and local partner MS Consultoria e Suporte, and Brazilian real estate developer Espaço Y completed the power grid connections on September 4th, 2020 for the 1.3 MW (DC) solar power plant which has been under construction since February 20th, 2020 in Brasilia, Brazil. The power plant began commercial operations in September 2020.
2020.11.17
Shizen Energy completes construction of a solar power plant in Brazil to supply Power to Bank of Brazil
Shizen Energia do Brasil Ltda (“Shizen Brazil”), a joint venture of Shizen Energy Inc. (“Shizen Energy”) from Japan and local partner MS Consultoria e Suporte, and Brazilian real estate developer Espaço Y held a inauguration ceremony on October 15th, 2020 for the 1.4MW (DC) solar power plant located in São Domingos do Araguaia, Pará, Brazil to supply power to Bank of Brazil. The construction of the plant began in April 2020, and is expected to achieve commercial operations in early November 2020.
2020.11.12
Aisin Thai Automotive Casting (Aisin Group) and Shizen Energy / Constant Energy execute a Corporate PPA for a first solar rooftop in Thailand
On October 29, 2020, Shizen Energy Inc. (“Shizen Energy”) and Constant Energy have executed a long-term Power Purchase Agreement for a first rooftop-based solar PV plant with Aisin Thai Automotive Casting Co., Ltd, a joint venture between Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.(Japan) and Toyota Tsusho (Thailand) Co., Ltd. This solar rooftop project is located in Kabinburi Industrial Zone, in Prachinburi province.
2020.10.16
Shizen Energy Completes Construction of the Third Solar Power Plant in Brazil To Supply Power to the Local Bakery Chain
Shizen Energia do Brasil Ltda (“Shizen Brazil”), a joint venture of Shizen Energy Inc. (“ShizenEnergy”) from Japan and local partner MS Consultoria e Suporte, and Brazilian real estate developer Espaço Y held a completion ceremony on September 19th, 2020 for the solar power plant located in Brasilia, Brazil. The construction of the plant began in June 2020, and began commercial operations in September 2020.
2020.09.07
Shizen Energy and Constant Energy Completed Seven Sites of Corporate PPA C&I Project in Thailand
On July 31th 2020, Shizen Energy Inc. (“Shizen Energy”) and Constant Energy completed construction of seven C&I (Commercial & Industrial) power plants with capacity of 5MW as a solar corporate PPA C&I project in Thailand. It is the first joint project to be constructed under the MOU signed on October 9th, 2019.
2020.08.04
Shizen Energy Completes Construction of Second Solar Power Plant in Brazil To Supply Power to 66 Drugstore Chain Locations
Shizen Energia do Brasil Ltda (“Shizen Brazil”), a joint venture of Shizen Energy Inc. (“Shizen Energy”) from Japan and local partner MS Consultoria e Suporte, and Brazilian real estate developer Espaço Y completed the power grid connections on July 27th, 2020 for the 1.1 MW (DC) solar power plant Elzi Portela which has been under construction since November 19th, 2019 in Brasilia, Brazil. The power plant is expected to begin commercial operations before the end of August 2020. Elzi Portela will be Shizen Brazil’s second solar power plant in Brazil.
2020.05.11
Shizen Energy Consortium’s Joint Project Proposal Selected for Wind Power Project in the Caraga Region of Mindanao, Philippines
The Caraga Wind Project Consortium, an international consortium in which Shizen Energy Inc. (“Shizen Energy”) participates as a partner, has been selected for the Financing Programme for Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) Model Projects in FY2019 through FY2021 for which Japan’s Ministry of the Environment issued a call for project proposals. As a result of this selection, the consortium will now be working on a roughly 33 MW wind power generation development (“This Project”) in the Caraga Region of Mindanao, Philippines.
2020.04.24
SE ranked in Top 500 companies of “High-Growth Companies Asia-Pacific” by Financial Times
SE has been ranked in the “High-Growth Companies Asia-Pacific” (Top 500 companies) ranking of 11 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, sponsored by Financial Times and a research firm Statista. In Japan, 69 companies which are showing strong growth potential and increasing their presence in Japan and abroad, ranked.