Greentech Lead Japan: Kyocera Corporation, in association
with Marubeni Corporation and Marubeni Protechs Corporation, has supplied a
total of 160kW of solar power generating systems to the Diakov Hospital and
Research Institution of Obstetrics Gynecology and Perinatology
in Dushanbe, the capital city of the Republic of Tajikistan.
The solar systems are Kyocera’s first installations in
the country and will generate approximately 196MWh of annual electricity,
offsetting roughly 62 tons of CO2 emissions per year, the company said.
The installations are being funded by the Japanese
government’s Official Development Assistance (ODA). They are the country’s
first grid-connected systems, comprised of 768 Kyocera 210W solar modules in
In 1984, Kyocera provided solar power to a village
in Pakistan as part of the Japanese government’s ODA project. Since
then, it has been involved in approximately 40 ODA projects and has supplied a
total of more than 3MW of solar systems to countries
in Asia and Africa.