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KYOCERA TCL Solar begins operation of Japan’s largest 13.7MW Floating Solar Power Plant

Completion ceremony for plant on Yamakura Dam reservoir attended by governor of Chiba Prefecture

Kyoto/London − Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto; herein “Kyocera”) and Tokyo Century Corporation (President & CEO: Shunichi Asada; herein “Tokyo Century”) announced today that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC (herein “Kyocera TCL Solar”) has started operation of Japan’s largest*1 13.7 megawatt (MW) floating solar plant this month. Located on the Yamakura Dam reservoir in Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture, the Company held a completion ceremony on March 20 with Kensaku Morita, the Governor of Chiba Prefecture. Kyocera TCL Solar is a joint venture of Kyocera and Tokyo Century established in 2012 to promote large-scale solar projects.

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KYOCERA TCL Solar Completes 21.1 MW Solar Power Plant on Repurposed Land in Japan

Providing equivalent annual power supply for approx. 7,730 households

Kyoto/London − Kyocera Corporation and Tokyo Century Corporation announced today that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC has completed construction of a 21.1 megawatt (MW) utility-scale solar power plant in Hagi City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. 78,144 Kyocera solar modules were installed on approximately 1 km2 of land originally planned for the construction of an industrial waste disposal facility which was abandoned, then repurposed for the clean energy project. A ceremony was held on January 11 to commemorate completion of the plant, which will generate an estimated 23,000 megawatt hours (MWh) per year — enough electricity to power approximately 7,730 typical households*1.

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KYOCERA and 7 Other Companies Announce Progress of Development Plan for Max. 480-Megawatt Solar Power Project

Companies exploring plan to construct and operate solar power project located on agricultural land on Ukujima island, Nagasaki, Japan

Kyoto/London − Kyocera Corporation, Kyudenko Corporation, and Mizuho Bank, Limited which have been jointly investigating the possibility of operating a maximum 480-megawatt (MW) solar power project on the island of Ukujima (Sasebo City, Nagasaki Pref., Japan) since June 2014, have announced that the project has entered a new phase with the inclusion of five other participants: SPCG Public Company Limited, Tokyo Century Corporation, Furukawa Electric Company Limited, Tsuboi Corporation, and The Eighteenth Bank Limited.

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Solar Technical Service Center from KYOCERA gets DEKRA certification

Comprehensive all around service for solar panels from any manufacturer alliviates problems caused by a lack of available maintenance service throughout Europe

Kyoto/London − No matter who the manufacturer is, Kyocera Fineceramics GmbH Solar Technical Service Center offers an all around service for the inspection and repair of solar panels. What’s more, the service is now DEKRA-certified.

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Kyocera, Gaia Power, Kyudenko and Tokyo Century Announce Groundbreaking of 92MW Solar Power Plant in Japan

Spanning across approximately 494 acres, the plant provides equivalent power for roughly 33,370 households

Kyoto/London − Kyocera Corporation, K.K. GAIA POWER, Kyudenko Corporation and Tokyo Century Corporation announced today that Kanoya Osaki Solar Hills LLC, a solar power operating company jointly established by the four companies, has launched construction of a 92-megawatt (MW) solar power plant. Located on a site stretching across Kanoya City and Osaki Town in Kagoshima Prefecture, the project will become one of the largest*1 solar installations in the Kyushu region of Japan spanning across approximately 494 acres (2,000,000m2), making it almost the same size as the country Monaco. A ceremony was held on April 27 to commemorate the plant’s groundbreaking.

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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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