Kyocera will be heavily involved in the construction of a 70MW solar power plant in Kagoshima, Japan, the company has annouced.
Three companies, Kyocera, IHI and Mizuho Corporate Bank are collaborating on the project and Kyocera will not only be supplying 129,000 multicrystalline PV modulesbut it is also the biggest shareholder of a newly formed company, established by the three companies involved, that will operate the plant.
The site is 1,270,000 square metres in size and, so far, the cost is estimated at approximately US$309 million. Construction is expected to commence in July 2012.
|Site size||1,270,000 square metres|
|Equipment||129,000 Kyocera multicrystalline modules|
|Construction to commence||July 2012|
|Cost||approximately US$309 million|