22 Dec '14, 12pm

News | Kyocera to develop one of world’s largest floating solar power plants

Around 50,000 Kyocera modules will be installed on floating platforms manufactured by floating solar specialist, Ciel et Terre. Image: Kyocera Kyocera Corporation is to develop a 13.4MW floating solar power plant in Japan. Kyocera has teamed with Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation to create a joint venture, Kyocera TCL Solar, to develop the floating solar project. Kyocera TCL Solar will build, operate and maintain the plant, and Century Tokyo Leasing will provide project financing. Around 50,000 Kyocera modules will be installed on floating platforms manufactured by floating solar specialist, Ciel et Terre. The water surface for the installation is the Yamakura Dam reservoir, Chiba Prefecture in Japan, and will be managed by the region’s Public Enterprises Agency for industrial water services, after the agency sought developers to construct the floating solar power plant. O...

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