Japan’s third major auto-maker Honda and German luxury car-maker BMW are scheduling to install solar PV panels at their auto-production factories. Honda Japan has fitting solar power generation systems at almost all manufacture plants in Japan, and has reached 3.3 megawatts power capability. Honda has already installed a 9.0 kilowatt solar power system at their Chuo dealership in central Tokyo, and intending to install the system to more than 100 dealerships roughly the Japan.
While German auto-maker BMW has recently installed 400 solar modules at total capacity of 96,000-watts at BMW’s inheritance museum and visitor center near the South Carolina plant in America. According to the sources at Japan examination organization, the new solar power system provides all of the electrical energy that is needed for BMW to power the Zentrum Museum in USA. Most perhaps they will also start installation of solar system in Japan where non-Japanese auto-makers faced tough opposition with Japanese car makers like Toyota, Nissan, and Mitsubishi etc.