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KYOCERA Launches Educational “Solar Power Expo” Web Site

Fun, interactive site for learning about the benefits of solar power and environmental preservation


11 January 2011 - Kyoto / Neuss − The Japanese technology corporation Kyocera, a leading manufacturer of fine ceramic products, today announced the launch of its interactive “Solar Power Expo” Web site — a comprehensive and fun tool aimed at all ages to promote education of solar power and its effectiveness in combating various environmental problems that the world faces today.

The Web site is designed to give the user the experience of visiting a large outdoor solar power exposition with five unique pavilions featuring diverse themes. With appealing and fun visuals and music, visitors can look around the pavilions interacting with various features that introduce the marvel of solar power, the history of Kyocera solar power, and the various environmental activities that Kyocera is engaged in.

Kyocera Corporation was founded more than half a century ago, and has been proactive in research, development and promotion of solar power for more than 35 years. With the Solar Power Expo Web site, Kyocera hopes to help increase awareness about environmental issues and the amazing capabilities of solar power as a renewable energy source.

URL: http://global.kyocera.com/solarexpo/
Launch date: January 11, 2011
No. of pages: 79

Overview

The five pavilions have separate themes with easy-to-understand explanations — allowing everyone from children to adults to learn more about the power of the sun.

Pavilion 1: SAVING THE EARTH
An introduction with photos and graphs to the environmental issues the world faces, and the solutions that are available through solar power.

Pavilion 2: MARVELS OF THE SUN
Watch a short video with music illustrating the history, makeup and secrets of the sun.

Pavilion 3: PAINTING THE SUN
An exhibition of sun-related drawings by children from around the world.

Pavilion 4: SOLAR POWER BY KYOCERA
Features diagrams explaining how solar energy is converted into electricity by the photovoltaic effect. Also, a history of Kyocera's solar power achievements since 1975.

Pavilion 5: OUR SOLUTION
An outline of the solutions that Kyocera is working towards. Along with an introduction to the environmental and social responsibility activities of the company.


For more information about Kyocera Solar Power: http://global.kyocera.com/prdct/solar/.

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