Kyocera and REC install 1.1 MW solar system in California, the US


The solar electric generating system, designed and installed by REC Solar, consists of 5,400 Kyocera KD210GX-LPU high-output 210-watt modules. According to the companies, it is one of the largest agricultural solar arrays of its kind.

The installation is expected to have a yearly production output of 1,761,971 kilowatt hours, reportedly offsetting Castle Rock Vineyards' energy usage by 69 percent.

Steve Hill, president of Kyocera Solar, Inc. commented: "Our new solar production facility in San Diego, Calif., combined with our Tijuana, Mexico facility, will allow us to better serve the U.S. market and continue our mission to make solar power a viable, mainstream energy solution."

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