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KYOCERA TCL Solar Inaugurates Floating Mega Solar Power Plants in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan

1.7MW and 1.2MW installations will provide equivalent power for roughly 920 average households

Kyoto / Neuss − Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi; herein “Kyocera,”) and Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation (President: Shunichi Asada; herein “Century Tokyo Leasing”) announced today that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC, a joint venture established by the two companies, has completed construction of two floating mega-solar power plants at Nishihira Pond and Higashihira Pond in Kato City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. The plants, inaugurated in late March, will generate an estimated 3,300 megawatt hours (MWh) per year in total — enough electricity to power approximately 920 typical households*.

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KYOCERA Unimerco to Acquire Lithuanian Woodworking Tool Manufacturer, Making it a Wholly Owned Subsidiary

Acquisition aimed at strengthening woodworking tool business in Europe

Kyoto/Neuss – The Kyocera Group’s (President: Goro Yamaguchi) subsidiary in charge of manufacturing and sales of industrial cutting tools, Kyocera Unimerco A/S (President: Senri Nagashima; herein “KUA”) announced today that it has acquired all shares of Garsdalo Medienos Technologija UAB (President: Ole Garsdal, headquarters: Vilnius, Republic of Lithuania, herein “GMT”), a manufacturer and distributor of woodworking tools. The share transfer agreement was concluded on April 27, making GMT a wholly owned subsidiary of KUA. Through this acquisition, KUA aims to strengthen its woodworking tool business currently centered in Northern Europe, and nearly double its sales in this business segment by FY2020 (April 2019 to March 2020).

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KYOCERA Starts R&D on World’s First High-Accuracy Bovine Estrus Sensor

Sensor will improve livestock management by monitoring cow estrus using wireless networks

Kyoto/Neuss – Kyocera Corporation will commence research and development next month of the world’s first* sensing system that can detect the onset of estrus in cows by combining a high-accuracy sensor and wireless networks.

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KYOCERA introduces small-format LCDs with increased temperature range for industrial applications

Two robust TFT modules now round out the range of the Kyocera Display Group

Kyoto / Neuss – The Japanese technology corporation Kyocera, a leading manufacturer in the field of electronic devices, has expanded its range of LCDs by adding two small-format TFT modules with diagonals measuring 4.2" and 5". Both modules are designed for use in harsh environments, such as outdoor remote controls, construction equipment, and anything that requires a wide operating temperature range.

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Kyocera, Energetik and Solare Datensysteme to Launch Energy Storage Solution in Germany

Allowing easy, flexible installation and monitoring of electricity data, high-efficiency battery storage systems will contribute to optimal energy use inside the home

Kyoto / Neuss − Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi), Energetik Solartechnologie-Vertriebs GmbH (Managing Directors: Mr. Thomas Stork, Mr. Frank Rohland) and Solare Datensysteme GmbH (CEO: Dr. Frank Schlichting) today announced that the companies have teamed up to offer an energy storage solution for residential use in Germany. The new solution, which includes Kyocera’s battery storage system and Solare Datensysteme’s energy monitoring software and hardware, can be combined with solar power generating systems to realize power generation and power storage at home, thus contributing to energy independence and reduced utility costs. Energetik will begin sales in May 2015.

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KYOCERA Named a 2014 Top Global Innovator by Thomson Reuters

Company recognized for patent success rate and globalization

Kyoto/Neuss – Kyocera Corporation announced that it was recognized as one of the 2014 Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters, a worldwide provider of intelligent information for business enterprises and professionals. A trophy was presented at Kyocera headquarters in Kyoto last week.

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KYOCERA to Exhibit Ultra-Ruggedized “TORQUE” Smartphone for the First Time in Europe at MWC 2015

Concept models and prototypes also on display including solar powered smartphone and Windows OS smartphone

Kyoto, Japan – Kyocera Corporation invites you to visit its booth (Hall 5, 5D09) at GSMA Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 to see its first public showcase of the company’s debut phone for the European market — the ultra-rugged* TORQUE (KC-S701) smartphone which launches this spring. Also, Kyocera will feature a number of prototype devices such as a smartphone with a solar cell built into the screen, a smartphone with Windows® Phone 8.1 operating system, and other ruggedized design concept devices. The company’s booth will exhibit its wide-ranging line of handsets from North America and Japan, as well as original mobile technologies — including demonstrations of its proprietary Smart Sonic Receiver speaker-less audio technology. MWC takes place from March 2-5 in Barcelona, Spain.

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