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Kyocera and Century Tokyo Leasing to Develop Floating Solar Power Plant

Kyocera Corp. and Century Tokyo Leasing Corp. recently announced that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC, a joint venture established by the two companies, will develop and operate a 13.4-megawatt (MW) floating solar power plant on the Yamakura Dam reservoir.


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DOE Announces $9 Million to Improve Solar Energy Systems

Supporting the administration’s effort to make solar energy more affordable and accessible for all Americans, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced more than $9 million in funding for breakthrough research and development projects that will advance the reliability and durability of solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies.


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DOE Announces $53 Million to Cut Solar Power Costs

Building on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to cut carbon pollution and continue U.S. leadership in clean energy innovation, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Ernest Moniz recently announced more than $53 million for 40 innovative research and development (R&D) projects that aim to drive down the cost of solar energy.


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AGC Specialty Glass Adopted for Use by Solar Power Plant

Asahi Glass Co. (AGC) recently announced that the Eneseed Hibiki Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant has adopted Leoflex™, AGC’s chemically strengthened specialty glass, and Plalloy™, a fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) material developed by AGC Matex Co., Ltd., one of AGC’s subsidiaries. 


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Global Solar PV Demand Hits Quarterly High

Global solar photovoltaic (PV) installations added during the fourth quarter of 2014 are forecast to exceed 19.5 gigawatts (GW), pushing global cumulative PV deployment toward the 200 GW mark.


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AGC’s Solar Panel Mounting Frame Receives Good Design Award

Asahi Glass Co. (AGC) recently announced that its fiberglass-reinforced plastic (FRP) solar panel mounting frame made of Plalloy™ has received a Good Design Award 2014.


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Solar Meets Glass Conference to Highlight Photovoltaic Trends

Solar meets Glass: the International Summit for the Glass and Solar Industry will be held on October 20-21 in Düsseldorf, Germany.


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Kyocera Solar Modules Achieve “Performance Leader” Rating

Kyocera Corp. recently announced that it is the only solar module manufacturer to rank as a Performance Leader in all six categories in independent testing by PV Evolution Labs, as reported in GTM Research’s July 2014 “PV Module Reliability Scorecard.”


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SPCG and Kyocera Complete 35 Utility-Scale Solar Farms in Thailand

SPCG Public Co. Ltd. and Kyocera Corp. recently announced the full operational launch of what is reportedly one of Southeast Asia’s largest solar power projects.


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U.S. Lags Behind Australia and Germany in Solar Photovoltaic Costs

Rocky Mountain Institute recently released a report with Georgia Tech Research Institute entitled “Lessons from Australia: Reducing Solar PV Costs Through Installation Labor Efficiency,” which identifies on-the-ground opportunities for the U.S. market to reduce solar photovoltaic system costs and accelerate residential and commercial customer adoption.


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Materials Challenges in Alternative & Renewable Energy

2/24/15
Jeju
South Korea

Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy (MCARE) 2015, organized by the Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers (KIChE) and American Ceramic Society (ACerS), will be held at Lotte Hotel in Jeju, Korea during February 24-27, 2015.

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6/14/15
Vancouver
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The 11th CMCEE identifies key challenges and opportunities for ceramic technologies to create sustainable development.

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6/24/15
Columbus, OH
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The 57th Electronic Materials Conference (EMC 2015) is the annual forum on the preparation and characterization of electronic materials.

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9/20/16
Düsseldorf
Germany

glasstec is the international trade fair for glass production—processing—products.

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