Japan: Kyocera announces largest floating solar farm in the world

The world may already be familiar with offshore wind, but what about offshore solar?

Japanese technology giant Kyocera has announced the beginning of one of its most ambitious projects yet: a floating solar farm. The project, which will have a generating capacity of 2.9 MW, is being undertaken in partnership with Century Tokyo Leasing Corp.

Floating solar aims to solve one of Japan’s biggest issues with solar: the lack of space for large-scale installations. There are concerns in the country that solar installations take up much-needed agricultural land.

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