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Solar Frontier, a solar panels and system solutions provider, developed 28 MW of solar project sites in Fresno County, California

| Energy News, News, Tokyo News | 09/12/2017

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Solar Frontier Americas Completes Development Phase and Sells 28 MW of Solar Projects to Capital Dynamics

Date: Sep 12, 2017
Source: Solar Frontier Americas Development

TOKYO, Sept. 12, 2017 — Solar Frontier Americas Development, a leading U.S. solar developer and subsidiary of the world’s largest CIS solar energy solutions provider, Solar Frontier, announced today it has sold two fully developed solar project sites to Capital Dynamics. Located in Fresno County, just South of San Joaquin, California, the sites combined have a planned capacity of 28 megawatts DC. Capital Dynamics, a Swiss-based asset management company investing in private equity and clean energy infrastructure, plans to execute construction on the projects. The projects are packaged with permits and power purchase agreements (PPA) with Pacific Gas & Electric.

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Hitachi High-Tech and Etrion Corp completes 9.5MW PV project in Aomori, Japan on time.

| Energy News, News | 07/23/2017

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Etrion completes Japanese 9.5MW PV project on time and within budget

Date: Jul 21, 2017
Source: PVTech By Amanda Lennon

Sweden-based independent solar producer Etrion Cooperation has finished a 9.5MW utility-scale PV project in Japan, connecting the last two remaining sites totalling 4.2MW to the grid.

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Kyocera to construct Japan’s largest solar power plant in Kagoshima Prefecture

| Energy News, News | 05/27/2015

Kanoya Osaki Solar Hills Power Plant

Kyocera, Gaia Power, Kyudenko and Century Tokyo Leasing Announce Construction of 92MW Solar Power Plant in Japan
Date: May 27, 2015
Source: Kyocera Corporation

- One of Japan’s largest solar installations to provide equivalent power for roughly 30,500 households –

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JGC Launches Operations Business for Mega-Solar Power Plant in Kamogawa, Chiba – 125,000 solar panels manufactured by TOSHIBA and KYOCERA

| Energy News, News | 03/19/2015

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JGC Launches Operations Business for Mega-Solar Power Plant in Kamogawa, Chiba
Date: Mar 19, 2015
Source: JGC Corporation

JGC Corporation has completed a mega-solar power plant in Kamogawa, Chiba, which began commercial power generation on January 6th of this year. Today (March 19th), a ceremony was held at the site to celebrate the completion and pray for safe operation of the plant. The ceremony was attended by Kamogawa Mayor Takao Hasegawa, Deputy Mayor Masao Shoji, City Council President Toshinori Tatsuno, and JGC President Koichi Kawana, among other guests.

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Mitsubishi Successfully Completes Ground Demonstration Testing of Wireless Power Transmission Technology for Space Solar Power Systems

| Reports, Science and Technology Reports | 03/13/2015

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MHI Successfully Completes Ground Demonstration Testing of Wireless Power Transmission Technology for SSPS
Date: Mar 12, 2015
Source: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Expanding the Potential for New Industrial Applications

Tokyo, March 12, 2015 – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has conducted ground demonstration testing of “wireless power transmission,” a new technology presently under development to serve as the core technology of the space solar power systems (SSPS) that are expected to be the power generation systems of the future. With successful completion of the test at the company’s Kobe Shipyard & Machinery Works, MHI has now verified the viability of long-distance wireless power transmission.

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Asahi Glass’s Tech Makes Power Generation Possible on Former Salt Farm in Hyogo Pref.

| Energy News, News | 03/12/2015

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Mega-solar System in Ako-city to Begin Operation – AGC Group’s Tech Makes Power Generation Possible on Former Salt Farm
Date: Mar 10, 2015
Source: Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.

Tokyo, March 11, 2015 — AGC (Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.; Head Office: Tokyo; President & CEO: Takuya Shimamura) held a ceremony on March 10, 2015 to celebrate completion of the Mega-solar System (Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. Ako Photovoltaic Power Station; Power generation capacity: approximately 4.2 Megawatts), which was built in Ako-city, Hyogo Prefecture. AGC constructed the system on a former salt farm to use the site effectively.

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Kyocera and Century Tokyo Leasing to develop world’s largest floating solar plant in Chiba Prefecture

| Chiba News, Energy News, News | 01/18/2015

World's largest floating solar plant in Chiba Prefecture

Kyocera and Century Tokyo Leasing to Develop 13.4MW Floating Solar Power Plant on Reservoir in Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Date: Dec 22, 2014
Source: Kyocera Corporation

- Providing the equivalent power used by roughly 4,700 typical households, installation set to become the world’s largest floating solar plant –

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Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has received order concentrating solar power system from Japanese Gov.

| Energy News, Kanagawa News | 09/26/2014

HSTS solar thermal collecting system

BHK Selected by Ministry of Environment to Develop CSP Technology – Targeting Establishment of Low-cost, Highly Operational System -
Date: Sep 26, 2014
Source: Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.

Yokohama, September 26, 2014 — Babcock-Hitachi K.K. (BHK), a group company of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS), has been contracted by Ministry of the Environment to develop the technology for a concentrating solar power (CSP) system as one of its 2014 projects to develop and verify technologies for enhancing measures to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. The contract calls for BHK to develop a low-cost, highly operational solar power generation system. MHPS will also participate, and after the two companies integrate effective October 1, MHPS will carry on the contracted work in full.

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PVJapan 2014 – Total Photovoltaics Events

| Energy Events & Expo, Tokyo Events & Expo | 07/24/2014

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PVJapan 2014
Date: July 30(Wed) – Friday, Aug 1(Fri), 2014
Time: 10:00 – 17:00
Venue: Tokyo Big Sight (West Hall1 & Hall2), Tokyo, Japan
Organizer: JPEA (Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association)
Contact: pvj@nikkeipr.co.jp or Phone: 81.3.6812.8694
Official Website: www.jpea.gr.jp/pvj2014/english/
Entrance Fee: Free of charge, registration required.

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Panasonic provide Stand-Alone Solar Power Container for support educational development to elementary school in Indonesian island

| International Cooperation Reports, Reports | 07/23/2014

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Stand-Alone Solar Power “Container” Supports Educational Development on Remote Indonesian Island
Date: Jul 22, 2014
Source: Panasonic Corporation

Indonesia consists of approximately 13,000 islands, many of which lack access to electricity due to the difficulty building large power plants and running power lines in the distinctive geography. Panasonic chose Karimun Jawa Island, an island located not far from Java Island, near Jepara District, as the recipient of our installation of the Power Supply Container, an easy to set up and transport electrical supply system, in aims to make life better for the people living there.

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Sumitomo to build largest biomass power plant in Japan. It’s enough to power 20,000 standard households

| Aichi News, Energy News, News | 07/15/2014

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Construction to Begin on Biomass Power Plant in Handa, Aichi Prefecture
Date: Jul 14, 2014
Source: Sumitomo Corporation

Sumitomo Corporation (Chuo-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Kuniharu Nakamura), via Summit Energy Corporation (Chuo-ku, Tokyo; President: Daisuke Ohashi), a power producer and supplier wholly owned by Sumitomo Corporation, will begin construction of 75MW biomass power plant in the city of Handa in Aichi prefecture (“Handa Biomass Power Plant”) as a new power supply source for Summit Energy’s electric power retail business.

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AGC to Reduce by Six Times(80 million tons) Annual CO2 Emissions in 2020

| Green Business News, News | 07/11/2014

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AGC to Reduce by Six Times Annual CO2 Emissions in 2020 through Energy-Saving, Energy-Creating Products
Date: Jul 10, 2014
Source: Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.

Tokyo, July 10, 2014—AGC (Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.; Head Office: Tokyo; President & CEO: Kazuhiko Ishimura) announces that it will enable avoidance of as much as six times the AGC Group’s own annual CO2 emissions in 2020, through its energy-saving and energy-creating products.

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Japan’s solar power generation will grow to $19.6 billion in FY2013

| Energy News, News | 06/26/2014

Solar Panels

Japan’s Solar PV Market Estimated to Be $19.6 Bln in 2013
Date: Jun 25, 2014
Source: Nikkei BP CleanTech Institute – By Kenji Kaneko

Keisuke Murakami, director, New and Renewable Energy Division, Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), said, “The (Japanese) market for solar power generation will grow to about ¥2 trillion (approx US$19.6 billion) in 2013.”

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Japan is one of world’s leading solar energy markets. Over 7 GW of new solar PV capacity installed in FY2013

| Green & ECO Business Reports, Reports | 06/26/2014

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Japan’s solar energy capacity continues to show impressive growth
Date: Jun 26, 2014
Source: Hydrogen Fuel News – By Erin Kilgore

Japan is becoming one of the world’s leading solar energy markets. The Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry has released a report concerning the country’s growing solar power capacity.

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Panasonic Solar Projects Growing in Latin America – Generating Clean Energy from Sun and Reducing Emission of CO2

| Energy News, Osaka News | 06/11/2014

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Panasonic Solar Projects Growing in Latin America
Date: Jun 9, 2014
Source: Panasonic Corporation

Panasonic continue the Eco expansion in Latinamerica with new Photovoltaic projects in El Salvador, with HILCASA and INTRADESA as a partners to promote the use of solar panels, generating clean energy from the sun and reducing the emmison of CO2.

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Kyocera’s solar sales boosted by demand in Japan

| Energy News, Kyoto News | 05/03/2014

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Kyocera’s solar sales boosted by demand in Japan
Date: Apr 28, 2014
Source: PV-Tech – By Mark Osborne

Japanese electronics firm, Kyocera reported increased PV module sales for its 2014 financial year, boosted by both domestic and commercial market demand for solar energy in Japan.

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