Kyocera Solar Seeks Partners for PV Project Development

Kyocera Solar, Inc. is now in the PV project development business, and actively seeking partners to acquire and/or co-develop projects.

Following on Kyocera Corporation's success with a 70MW Independent Power Provider (IPP) project in Japan last year, and the company's announcement last month to build 30 to 35 additional small-scale utility PV systems in Japan, Kyocera Solar, Inc. of Scottsdale, AZ, announces its intention to extend this vertically integrated business model to the U.S. market. Our goal is to work directly and/or with partners to develop PV projects together by providing the following:


Project development

Design and engineering

PV equipment including modules and BOS

Professional Project Management

Leverage our global volume procurement to deliver cost savings

Technical support through entire process, including project construction

Standard document templates for efficient contract negotiations, agreements

Industry-leading project development team

Financial tools:

Competitive PPA, Kyocera's strong bankability (best in class) enables competitive PPA offering for variety of projects

Construction finance offering

Bonding capability

In select cases, direct investment in projects

Project debt financing through strong partners

In summary, Kyocera Solar, Inc. is now in the PV project development business, and actively seeking partners to acquire and/or co-develop projects. We are currently developing 9MW of commercial projects under construction that are slated to come online within this calendar year. We will share more about this subject in the near future; we encourage you to assess your interest and ability to join Kyocera in this exciting effort.

To learn more, please contact us at 800-223-9580 or infosolar@kyocera.com

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