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Initial launch of micro grid system business between 117 residences in Japan for first time

Published 21 September 2017

PanaHome, ENERES, IBJ Leasing and the Public Enterprises Agency of Hyogo Prefectural Government plan to start an urban development of a microgrid system this month.

PanaHome Co., Ltd., Enals Co., Ltd. Co., Ltd., SBJ Leasing Co., Ltd. and the Hyogo Prefectural Government Office agreed with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry "Heisei 29 In the PanaHome Smart City Tidal Ashiya "Sora Shima" developed by PanaHome in Ashiya City, Hyogo Prefecture, under the adoption of "Energy Local Produce Promotion Project Promotion Fund Utilizing the Characteristics of the Fiscal Year", all 117 dwelling units In October 2017, we will undertake the city planning of the micro grid system (regional distributed energy control system) 1.

In this project, PanaHome purchased land developed by the Hyogo Prefectural Government Agency and cooperated with Panasonic and Ashiya City in collaboration with Enaris, Bank of Japan Leasing, Hyogo Prefecture Enterprise Agency based on the concept of "a city where living energy connects" Expand. With the construction of a private line 2 in the residential area, it becomes possible to lend electricity between residences, covering 80% or more of the total electricity of the block with solar power generation, even in the case of emergency, when the grid electric power is cut off, We can supply power continuously.

As a business that aims to contribute to the environment such as reduction of CO2 by maximizing the use of renewable energy as well as realization of the owner owner merit such as a 20% reduction of the electricity fee because it enables collective power reception and flexible electricity price setting by self-service line laying We will build Japan's first 4 micro grid system. In the future, this project will also play a role as a showcase for overseas deployment, such as power interchange among buildings and response to uninterruptible needs in areas where overseas electricity grid is weak.

Source: Company Press Release