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History

2007

April

□Establishment of the company
Smart Solar Corporation (formerly Solar Silicon Technology Corporation)
Continuous zinc-reduction method for poly-silicon solar
World-first SOG-Si continuous mass-production method


September

  Capital increased to 360 million yen


November

■Construction of test plant completed in Yachimata City, Chiba Prefecture, production of samples commence

April

□Establishment of the company
Smart Solar Corporation (formerly Solar Silicon Technology Corporation)
Continuous zinc-reduction method for poly-silicon solar
World-first SOG-Si continuous mass-production method


September

  Capital increased to 360 million yen


November

■Construction of test plant completed in Yachimata City, Chiba Prefecture, production of samples commence

2008

March

■Installation of the world’s first spherical silicon solar cell module
20kW Photovoltaic power generator for large scale power station at NEDO Hokuto site in Hokuto City, Yamanashi Prefecture
As an aspect to verify the stabilization of the NEDO large scale electrical power supplying photovoltaic power generation systems


May

■Manufacturing plant completed for Building Integrated Photovoltaic panels (BIPV)(Hikone City, Shiga Prefecture)
Production of BIPV for NEDO Hokuto site and NEXCO West Japan/East Japan


July

■Developed and installed world’s first flexible spherical silicon photovoltaic module
Toyako-cho, Hokkaido Toyako summit, Taba cottage 1kW
■Announcement of the construction of a plant at Kazusa Academia Park in Kisarazu City, Chiba Prefecture, entering a location agreement with the prefecture


August

Capital increased to 1,057,900,000 yen


October

■Received the highest award ad Chiba City’s “7th Venture Cup CHIBA”
Capital increased to 1,246,200,000 yen


December

■Completion of Smart Solar Institute of Technology (Kisarazu City, Chiba Prefecture)
Raw materials pilot plant constructed Integrated building material type solar panels developed

March

■Installation of the world’s first spherical silicon solar cell module
20kW Photovoltaic power generator for large scale power station at NEDO Hokuto site in Hokuto City, Yamanashi Prefecture
As an aspect to verify the stabilization of the NEDO large scale electrical power supplying photovoltaic power generation systems


May

■Manufacturing plant completed for Building Integrated Photovoltaic panels (BIPV)(Hikone City, Shiga Prefecture)
Production of BIPV for NEDO Hokuto site and NEXCO West Japan/East Japan


July

■Developed and installed world’s first flexible spherical silicon photovoltaic module
Toyako-cho, Hokkaido Toyako summit, Taba cottage 1kW
■Announcement of the construction of a plant at Kazusa Academia Park in Kisarazu City, Chiba Prefecture, entering a location agreement with the prefecture


August

Capital increased to 1,057,900,000 yen


October

■Received the highest award ad Chiba City’s “7th Venture Cup CHIBA”
Capital increased to 1,246,200,000 yen


December

■Completion of Smart Solar Institute of Technology (Kisarazu City, Chiba Prefecture)
Raw materials pilot plant constructed Integrated building material type solar panels developed

2009

March

■Commence test production of raw solar grade silicon material


May

■Capital increased to 1,309,200,000 yen


June

□School New Deal design announced by the government
■Photovoltaic generation system equipped with batteries for use at schools (solar satellite station) developed
Delivered to Katsuyama Elementary School (presently Kyonan Elementary School) in Chiba Prefecture, deliveries made to elementary and middle schools nationwide
Becomes standard model for four elementary and middle schools endowed by the Coca-Cola foundation in Fukushima Prefecture


September

Capital increased to 1,400,200,000 yen


October

Capital increased to 1,429,950,000 yen


■Implementation (2009)

Public industrial use photovoltaic systems at 4 locations with a total of 70kW

March

■Commence test production of raw solar grade silicon material


May

■Capital increased to 1,309,200,000 yen


June

□School New Deal design announced by the government
■Photovoltaic generation system equipped with batteries for use at schools (solar satellite station) developed
Delivered to Katsuyama Elementary School (presently Kyonan Elementary School) in Chiba Prefecture, deliveries made to elementary and middle schools nationwide
Becomes standard model for four elementary and middle schools endowed by the Coca-Cola foundation in Fukushima Prefecture


September

Capital increased to 1,400,200,000 yen


October

Capital increased to 1,429,950,000 yen


■Implementation (2009)

Public industrial use photovoltaic systems at 4 locations with a total of 70kW

2010

January

■Delivery of world’s first photovoltaic battery integrated into sound insulation walls
Hirakata City – Neyagawa City, Osaka Prefecture NEXCO West Japan, Number 2 Keihan Expressway 120kW


February

Capital increased to 1,497,430,000 yen


November

Capital increased to 1,508,665,000 yen
■Public industrial use photovoltaic system
Application submitted for the nation’s verification experiment as Chiba Prefecture’s project
Inuboezaki lighthouse (LED light-up photovoltaic system) 2.2kW


■Implementation (2010)

Public industrial use photovoltaic systems in 7 locations with a total of 184kW
Photovoltaic systems for schools in 14 locations with a total of 254kW

January

■Delivery of world’s first photovoltaic battery integrated into sound insulation walls
Hirakata City – Neyagawa City, Osaka Prefecture NEXCO West Japan, Number 2 Keihan Expressway 120kW


February

Capital increased to 1,497,430,000 yen


November

Capital increased to 1,508,665,000 yen
■Public industrial use photovoltaic system
Application submitted for the nation’s verification experiment as Chiba Prefecture’s project
Inuboezaki lighthouse (LED light-up photovoltaic system) 2.2kW


■Implementation (2010)

Public industrial use photovoltaic systems in 7 locations with a total of 184kW
Photovoltaic systems for schools in 14 locations with a total of 254kW

2011

April

■Donated photovoltaic water purification devices to local governments at disaster stricken regions
(Ofunato City, Iwate Prefecture and Onagawa-cho, Miyagi Prefecture)


May

Reduced capital to 375 million yen


July

■ODA mega solar project in Japan
Photovoltaic power station completed in the suburbs of Hambantota city in Sri Lanka (750kW)(Japan International Cooperation System, National Renewable Energy Institute of Sri Lanka)


Implementation (2011)

Public and industrial use photovoltaic systems in 4 locations with a total of 100kW
Photovoltaic systems for schools in 6 locations with a total of 86kW

April

■Donated photovoltaic water purification devices to local governments at disaster stricken regions
(Ofunato City, Iwate Prefecture and Onagawa-cho, Miyagi Prefecture)


May

Reduced capital to 375 million yen


July

■ODA mega solar project in Japan
Photovoltaic power station completed in the suburbs of Hambantota city in Sri Lanka (750kW)(Japan International Cooperation System, National Renewable Energy Institute of Sri Lanka)


Implementation (2011)

Public and industrial use photovoltaic systems in 4 locations with a total of 100kW
Photovoltaic systems for schools in 6 locations with a total of 86kW

2012

February

■Sales commence for the home solar battery system SBS-2615


July

■Special measures law concerning procurement of renewable energy electricity by power companies (FIT) is implemented
Launch mega solar business

February

■Sales commence for the home solar battery system SBS-2615


July

■Special measures law concerning procurement of renewable energy electricity by power companies (FIT) is implemented
Launch mega solar business

2013

February

■Enter contract with Japan Asia Investments, commence construction on mega solar power station (2MW) at Toyo-cho, Kochi Prefecture


March

■Enter contract for Yaita B power station (2.2MW) and Yaita C power station (2.3MW) in Tochigi Prefecture, commence construction


June

■Enter contract for Hitachi Omiya Solar Park (2MW) in Ibaraki Prefecture, commence construction


August

■Enter contract for Kyotango Hashimoto Solar Park (2MW) and Kyotango AC Solar Park in Kyoto Prefecture, commence construction


December

Reduce capital to 50 million yen

February

■Enter contract with Japan Asia Investments, commence construction on mega solar power station (2MW) at Toyo-cho, Kochi Prefecture


March

■Enter contract for Yaita B power station (2.2MW) and Yaita C power station (2.3MW) in Tochigi Prefecture, commence construction


June

■Enter contract for Hitachi Omiya Solar Park (2MW) in Ibaraki Prefecture, commence construction


August

■Enter contract for Kyotango Hashimoto Solar Park (2MW) and Kyotango AC Solar Park in Kyoto Prefecture, commence construction


December

Reduce capital to 50 million yen

2014

February

Mega solar power station (2MW) in Toyo-cho, Kochi Prefecture is completed


March

Hitachi Omiya Solar Park (2MW) in Ibaraki Prefecture is completedKyotango Hashimoto Solar Park(2MW) in Kyoto is completed


July

Kyotango AC Solar Park (1.75MW) in Kyoto Prefecture is completedTakashima Solar Park (1.5MW) in Shiga Prefecture is completed


December

The Smart Solar Institute of Technology (Corporate power station 1.4MW) is completed

February

Mega solar power station (2MW) in Toyo-cho, Kochi Prefecture is completed


March

Hitachi Omiya Solar Park (2MW) in Ibaraki Prefecture is completedKyotango Hashimoto Solar Park(2MW) in Kyoto is completed


July

Kyotango AC Solar Park (1.75MW) in Kyoto Prefecture is completedTakashima Solar Park (1.5MW) in Shiga Prefecture is completed


December

The Smart Solar Institute of Technology (Corporate power station 1.4MW) is completed

2015

January

■Yaita B power station (2.3MW) in Tochigi Prefecture is completed


April

■Shukaen (1) solar power station (318kW) and Shukaen (2) solar power station (400kW) in Fukuoka Prefecture are complete (Corporate power station Rooftop intallations)


June

■Yaita C power station (2.3MW) in Tochigi Prefecture is completed


July

□Merger with Smart Solar Institute of Technology
Capital increased to 81 million yen


October

■Keisen-machi mega solar power station A (2MW) and Keisen-machi mega solar power station B (2MW) in Fukuoka Prefecture are completed

January

■Yaita B power station (2.3MW) in Tochigi Prefecture is completed


April

■Shukaen (1) solar power station (318kW) and Shukaen (2) solar power station (400kW) in Fukuoka Prefecture are complete (Corporate power station Rooftop intallations)


June

■Yaita C power station (2.3MW) in Tochigi Prefecture is completed


July

□Merger with Smart Solar Institute of Technology
Capital increased to 81 million yen


October

■Keisen-machi mega solar power station A (2MW) and Keisen-machi mega solar power station B (2MW) in Fukuoka Prefecture are completed

2016

March

■Nakagawa Solar Park (2.1MW) in Tochigi Prefecture is completed


July

■Tokoname Solar Park (2.3MW) in Aichi Prefecture is completed

March

■Nakagawa Solar Park (2.1MW) in Tochigi Prefecture is completed


July

■Tokoname Solar Park (2.3MW) in Aichi Prefecture is completed

2017

March

■Solar Park Tsukubamirai (2.3MW) in Ibaraki Prefecture is completed


September

Mitakabe aquatic power station (1.52MW) in Kagawa Prefecture is completed

March

■Solar Park Tsukubamirai (2.3MW) in Ibaraki Prefecture is completed


September

Mitakabe aquatic power station (1.52MW) in Kagawa Prefecture is completed

2018

January

Self-consumption type battery equipped photovoltaic system in full operation
at the roadside station “Kisarazu Umakuta no Sato”
Ichinoseki Solar Park (2.44MW) in Iwate Prefecture is completed


May

Shin-Hidaka Solar Park (21.0MW) in Hokkaido is completed


June

Yamaga Solar Park A (2.5MW) in Kumamoto Prefecture is completed


August

Capital is increased to 85,380,000 yen


October

Yamaga Solar Park B (2.6MW) in Kumamoto Prefecture is completed


November

Kannami Solar Park (1.9MW) is completed
Kami Solar Park (2.4MW) is completed


December

Construction on Hirono Solar Park (2.7MW) begins

January

Self-consumption type battery equipped photovoltaic system in full operation
at the roadside station “Kisarazu Umakuta no Sato”
Ichinoseki Solar Park (2.44MW) in Iwate Prefecture is completed


May

Shin-Hidaka Solar Park (21.0MW) in Hokkaido is completed


June

Yamaga Solar Park A (2.5MW) in Kumamoto Prefecture is completed


August

Capital is increased to 85,380,000 yen


October

Yamaga Solar Park B (2.6MW) in Kumamoto Prefecture is completed


November

Kannami Solar Park (1.9MW) is completed
Kami Solar Park (2.4MW) is completed


December

Construction on Hirono Solar Park (2.7MW) begins

2019

March

  Capital is increased to 90,625,000 yen


November

Yamaga Solar Park (11.8MW) begins
New Product “Smart Chikuden System” publicized

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