Kyocera Corporation, announced the launch of a 70 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Kagoshima Prefecture, southern Japan.
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Japan after the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami in 2011 and the disaster from the nuclear accidents, developed an increasing motivation to solar energy production.
The massive 1.27 million square meters Solar Plant (roughly the same area as 27 baseball stadiums), is comprised of 290,000 arranged panels.
The Kagoshima Nanatsujima Mega Solar Power Plant went online on November 1 and is being operated by a special purpose company established by Kyocera Corporation Japanese electronics manufacturer and six other companies to sell the electricity to a local utility under Japan’s feed-in-tariff (FIT) program.
source Kyocera Corporation