KYOCERA Starts Supplying Solar-Powered Recharging Stations for Electric Bicycles
Clean energy for eco-friendly, convenient transportation
17 January 2011
Kyoto / Neuss − Kyocera Corporation (President: Tetsuo Kuba) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Kyocera Communication Systems Co., Ltd. (President: Motoo Kobayashi; herein "KCCS" ) announced the development of its new "Solar Cycle Stations" - environmentally friendly solar-powered recharging stations for electric-assisted bicycles that use the company’s high performance solar modules. The systems, which were codeveloped by the two companies, are sold in Japan by KCCS starting this month.
Kyocera is continually searching for new and interesting applications for solar energy, and has been providing solar modules for cars, boats, parking lot “Solar Grove” shading structures, as well as more conventional residential and large-scale solar power generation.