Posts tagged: Kyocera

Japan to have 30 Floating Solar Power Islands

By Jason Hahn   Japan has about 146,000 square miles, which is roughly the size of the state of Montana. The difference is that while Montana is home to about 1 million people, Japan squeezes about 128 million people on its land. This lack of space creates a conundrum for a country that has ambitions […]

Kyocera starts operation of Japan’s largest solar power plant

Kyocera Corporation has launched a 70 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Kagoshima Prefecture, southern Japan, reportedly the country’s largest. The Kagoshima Nanatsujima mega solar power plant is being operated by a special purpose company established by Kyocera and six other companies to sell the electricity to a local utility under Japan’s feed-in-tariff (FIT) program. […]

Solar Energy for Chicago Affordable Housing

Kyocera Solar and VGI Energy are teaming up to bring solar power to affordable multifamily housing units in Urban Chicago, according to SolarLove.org. VGI Energy is a “socially and green-minded company” as SolarLove.org puts it, and Kyocera is a solar manufacturer that produces, among other things, the MyGen Pro system — a package of solar […]

Solar Energy Saves Remote Villages of Fiji

Solar energy systems will power over 2,000 homes in the Fiji Islands. The solar projects are in partnership with Fiji’s Department of Energy and the Fifth Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting project (Palm 5) with the goal to bring renewable energy to remote villages of the island nation. To date, 135 kilowatts have been installed and […]

Energy Management System Combines Solar, Energy Software and Power Storage

  Business Wire/Promo image Since the tsunami last year and the resulting Fukushima nuclear plant disaster in Japan, grid instability has been a major issue while renewable energy installations have grown rapidly. In an effort to tie together both a need for more residential-side energy generation and smooth out grid stability, Kyocera has introduced a […]