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KYOCERA, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Tokyo Century and Yonden Engineering Complete 14.5MW Solar Power Plant

Project in Japan’s Hyogo Prefecture aims to revitalize community through renewable energy

Kyoto, Japan/Neuss, Germany − An enterprise jointly established by Kyocera Corporation, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc., Tokyo Century Corporation and Yonden Engineering Company, Incorporated today announced the completion of a 14.5-megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. The installation, which began operation on November 2, will generate an estimated 16,060 megawatt hours (MWh) per year — enough electricity to power approximately 4,930 typical households*. A ceremony was held November 29 to commemorate the plant’s completion.

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KYOCERA Solar Technical Service Center: Services with a bright future

Kyoto, Japan/Neuss, Germany − The Solar Technical Service Center from Kyocera Fineceramics GmbH, based in Esslingen in the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, offers an all-in-one service for managing and optimising solar power installations – including fault analysis and repairs – regardless of manufacturer.

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KYOCERA recognized as “Top Performer” in 2016 PV solar module reliability scorecard

Only solar manufacturer to be named as a “Top Performer” across all tests in both editions of the Scorecard

Kyoto, Japan/Neuss, Germany − Kyocera has been recognized as a “top performer” across all test categories for its solar modules by DNV GL (formerly PV Evolution Labs), an international provider of independent expert advisory and certification services, in its 2016 PV Module Reliability Scorecard released this month in collaboration with GTM Research.

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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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