Japan Project I

SUNRISE 11.544 MWdc 

TIMELINE : Develoed from greenfield to COD

2014 : Acquired the land and FIT and original development permit from a 3rd party. Development team redesigned the plant layout and amended the development permits.  

2015 : EPC & Financing contracts negotiated, project achieves NTP

2016 : Project reaches COD and begins selling power under the FIT

2017 : Project Sold to Itochu-Enex

Plant details:

  • Photovoltaic module: Trina Solar PC05A – 260W
  • Converter: ABB PVS800-57-630 kW
  • AC/DC power capacity: 9.5 MWac / 11.544 MWdc
  • Number of modules: 44,400 Units 
  • Number of stations:  7 x (2 x 630 kW) stations
    1 x (1 x 630 kW) station 
  • Feed in Tariff: 40 JPY/kWh
  • EPC Contractor: Maetel – ACS Group

Marzio Keiling


Marzio is a Director of MRE and a Founding Partner at Maiora Asset management, MRE’s strategic funding partner. Prior to his involvement in Renewables, Marzio was Head of Sales for Deutsche Bank in APAC. Previous to that, he ran Equity and Debt Capital Markets in the region. Between 2008 and 2010, Marzio was responsible for Deutsche Banks Global Markets business in Tokyo and member of the Global Markets Management Committee. Marzio has over 23 years of experience in global markets. He holds a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering and Management from Technical University Berlin as well as Masters of Science in Management from M.I.T.’s Sloan School)

Raymond Chong

Director, APAC

Raymond has over 25 years of experience in renewable energy and telecommunications. Most recently, Raymond served as the COO of Charisma Energy Services Ltd, a listed Singapore company. He led the acquisition of a hydro power company in Sri Lanka with 43 MW of operating plants and subsequently managed the operations while expanding the company’s portfolio in Hydro and Solar through 2018. He has developed more than 300MW in PV worldwide and holds a Master degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from École Supérieure d’Ingénieurs en Électrotechnique et Électronique (ESIS)

Jason Block


Jason is a Director of MRE and a Founding Partner at Maiora Asset Management, MRE’s strategic funding partner. Since 2012 he’s guided the firm’s investments in over 800 MW of solar PV projects globally. Prior to Maiora, Jason was a Director at Deutsche Bank in Tokyo where he helped establish Deutsche’s mezzanine debt business for non-recourse commercial real estate loans. Jason has over 15 years experience in financial markets and has lived in Japan for 18 years. He holds a B.A from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and speaks English, Japanese and Chinese. 

Sergio Asenjo

Head of Maiora Renewable Energy Global

Sergio was the Business Line Manager for the PV business and the Worldwide Manager of the Center of Competence Solar Business at ABB. He has led operations in more than 14 countries with more than 4 GW developed in PV and 1.6 GW built worldwide, including 300 MW in Europe, 200MW in Africa 550 MW in the Americas and Americas 550 MW in Asia. Sergio has extensive experience in complex automation and electrical systems on CSP technologies with more than 1GW units on the spread,He holds an Electronic’s Engineering degree and an MBA from Instituto de Empresa business sc