Kyocera Corporation has supplied a solar power generating
system for the 226.8kW solar installation of the Republic of Palau
international airport. This is the largest solar system on the island nation located
approximately 500 miles east of the Philippines.
The system is expected to produce an annual power output
of 250MWh, off-setting approximately 80 tons of CO2 per year.
The solar modules are installed on the top of shading structures in
the parking lot. The design and implementation of the parking lot solar project
was a joint collaboration between Kyocera and Wakachiku Construction Co. Japanese
government’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) has financed for the
The solar power generating system is the first
grid-connected system in the country. Kyocera has
implemented 1,080 solar modules of 210W in this project. The backside of the
modules has been reinforced with extra support bars for enhanced wind-pressure
resistance to defend the typhoons on the island.
By GreentechLead.com Team