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KYOCERA Supplies 9,000 Solar Modules for 1.2MW Power Plant in Czech Republic

May 26, 2010
Kyocera Corporation (President: Tetsuo Kuba) today announced that it has supplied roughly 9,000 solar modules for a large-scale solar power plant in the Czech Republic. Covering an area of more than 28,000 m², the plant delivers an output of 1.2 megawatts (MW).

Photo: Kyocera solar modules installed at large-scale power plant in the Czech Republic
Kyocera solar modules installed at large-scale power plant in the Czech Republic

In the South Moravian farming village of Moravský Žižkov, 8,960 Kyocera KD135GH-2PU solar modules are currently producing solar energy. When selecting products for solar installations, the Czech company Nelumbo focuses on quality and has therefore put its trust in Kyocera. Due to the many hours of sunshine in this region, a high annual electricity yield of 1.3 million kilowatt hours is expected from the plant, which was completed in December 2009.

Durable and efficient high-yield solar modules are of great importance, especially for large-scale plants. Kyocera offers more than 35 years of experience in the solar industry and with its fully-integrated manufacturing process — controlling every stage of production — it is able to guarantee the high quality and performance of its modules.

Nelumbo is one of the most experienced companies in photovoltaics and solar thermal power within the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Every year it constructs 200 to 300 solar installation in the Czech Republic and offers its customers complete network support, from installation through to maintenance.

The interplay of powerful modules, expert installation and an optimum location mean that this solar plant is able to supply 280 households per year with electricity from sunlight, thus offsetting 1,150 tons of CO2 emissions.