• Bloomberg


Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K., the Japanese unit of Royal Dutch Shell PLC, said Wednesday it will build a ¥15 billion plant to make solar-powered cells in Japan, quadrupling its capacity in the process.

The company said it plans to construct its second factory in Miyazaki Prefecture to produce solar-powered cells that can collectively generate 60 megawatts annually. The new plant will be adjacent to the company’s existing 20 mw cell plant.

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