Panasonic Sales Latin America (PLAT) established the biggest HIT solar system project in Latin America and the largest one in Costa Rica, which deliver 5MW and consists in 15,456 HIT panels.
It is located in Juanilama, in Belen de Carrillo, Santa Cruz, in the northern Pacific province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica. The project is for the energy distribution of the Company Coopeguanacaste, R.L. and started working on November, 2017.
This project was implemented through a bilateral agreement between the government of Japan and Costa Rica, called "Joint Crediting Mechanism" (JCM), which promotes the fight against climate change by applying clean technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It can generate 9 GWH of energy per year, also may archive a reduction of about 1,500 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per year, which is the equivalent of planting 5,350 trees.