Kyocera to install13 MW of solar modules on an artificial island just outside of Tokyo Bay

Kyocera will provide approximately 13 megawatts of solar modules for the Ohgishima Solar Power Plant “Mega Solar System,” planned by Tokyo Electric Power Company with construction by Hitachi, Ltd. Scheduled for completion in 2011, the installation will be one of the largest in Japan, providing electricity for approximately 3,800 homes and off-setting about 5,800 tons of CO2 emissions each year. To promote land-use efficiency, the Kyocera solar modules, covering about 57 acres, will be installed on an artificial island just outside of Tokyo Bay.

With over 34 years of experience in the solar business, Kyocera has attained the largest share of Japan’s market for industrial and public solar installations due to the high quality of its products and the trust earned from customers. By developing high-efficiency multicrystalline solar cells for a multitude of applications, Kyocera will continue to contribute to energy independence and the preservation of the global environment.