GE Energy Financial Services, Virgnia Solar Group commence ops at solar project
GE unit GE Energy Financial Services and Virginia Solar Group commenced commercial operations earlier July on its jointly owned 42-megawatt Mimasaka Musashi solar project, which is located in the Okayama prefecture of Japan. Commercial operation has been officially recognized with a dedication ceremony on the site on September 28, 2016. The asset manager and original developer of Mimasaka Musashi solar project is Virginia Solar Group subsidy, Pacifico Energy K.K. The project helps to achieve Mimasaka's goal of converting itself into a zero emission city and contributes to the end objective of Japan having 20 percent of its power generated from renewable sources. GE Energy Financial Services and Virginia Solar Group have also invested in a third project in Japan, Hosoe, which is currently under construction and scheduled to be operating in the first half of 2018.