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KYOCERA Donates Solar Power Generating Systems to Nepal to Support Earthquake Reconstruction

Solar energy utilized for medical facilities as part of United Nations’ reconstruction efforts

Kyoto, Japan/Neuss, Germany − Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi) announced today that it has donated five portable solar power generating systems through the United Nations Development Programme (herein “UNDP”) to support reconstruction efforts in regions of Nepal devastated by the earthquake in April 2015. Kyocera delivered three systems to Gorkha District and two systems to Sindhupalchowk District last week, areas which were severely affected by the earthquake and aftershocks.

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KYOCERA TCL Solar Begins Construction on 13.7MW Floating Solar Power Plant

Company’s fourth floating solar project, world’s largest, will be built on Japan’s Yamakura Dam reservoir

Kyoto, Japan/Neuss, Germany − In a joint venture, Kyocera Corporation and Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation announced today that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC has started construction of the world’s largest*1 13.7 megawatt (MW) floating solar power plant on the Yamakura Dam reservoir, managed by the Public Enterprises Agency of Chiba Prefecture in Japan for industrial water services.

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KYOCERA Expands Number of Solar Recharging Stations in Japan as Electric Vehicle Use Grows

Solar-powered recharging stations also provide off-grid back-up power during emergencies

Kyoto, Japan/Neuss, Germany − Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi) and its subsidiary Kyocera Communication Systems Co., Ltd. (President: Setsuo Sasaki) announced today that the companies supplied two more solar-powered recharging stations in Kyotango City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan which began operation earlier this month*1. The stations power electric vehicles (EVs) as well as plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHVs). In addition, the stations become central hubs for back-up power during emergencies by switching to grid-independent operation, improving access for electric-powered transportation, as well as contributing to the community’s overall disaster preparedness infrastructure.

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KYOCERA TCL Solar Completes 8.5MW Solar Power Plant on Reclaimed Island on Japan’s Largest Lake

Underutilized land repurposed with solar installation to provide equivalent power for roughly 2,900 average households

Kyoto, Japan/Neuss, Germany − Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi; herein “Kyocera,”) and Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation (President: Shunichi Asada; herein “Century Tokyo Leasing”) announced today that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC (herein “Kyocera TCL Solar”), a joint venture established by the two companies, has completed construction of the largest*1 mega-solar power plant in Shiga Prefecture, Japan. A ceremony was held on October 31 to commemorate completion of the 8.5-megawatt (MW) plant, which will generate an estimated 9,300 megawatt hours (MWh) per year — enough electricity to power approximately 2,900 typical households*2.

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KYOCERA Announces Resolution of Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Hanwha Q CELLS Japan Co., Ltd.

Kyoto, Japan/Neuss, Germany − Kyocera Corporation (headquarters: Kyoto, Japan; president: Goro Yamaguchi) today announced that it has concluded a technology licensing agreement with Hanwha Q CELLS Japan Co., Ltd. (headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; president: Jongseo Kim).

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KYOCERA Solar Lights Up Arco Metropolitano, Brazil’s Largest Solar-Powered Highway

More than 4,300 solar streetlights illuminate 73km of the superhighway

Kyoto, Japan/Neuss, Germany − Kyocera Corporation and Kyocera Solar, Inc. announced today that Kyocera is completing Brazil’s largest highway solar-lighting project on the Arco Metropolitano do Rio de Janeiro, a highway project connecting the five main highways crossing Rio de Janeiro.

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