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Photo Friday: Solar Power in Japan


This month, the Kyocera Corporation announced the launch of the Kagoshima Nanatsujima Mega Solar Power Plant. This 70 MW solar field covers an area the size of 27 baseball fields and cost about 276 million USD to construct. It is Japan's largest operating solar field.

Photo Credit: Images courtesy of the Kyocera Corporation

H/T JM Harnish.

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