Planta Solar de Don Quijote

Total output: 15.5MW*

Installation area: approx. 108,257m²

Equivalent residential power use: 5,741 homes

CO2 reduction: 7,222 tons/year

*Kyocera modules: 10.5MW

Quantity & type of modules:50,004 total (54 200W type; 49,950 210W type)

By taking advantage of the feed-in-tariff system provided by the Spanish government, Avanzalia, in-line with government policies, is aiming to create an ideal environment for solar power use. Kyocera, which started its solar energy business in the wake of the first oil crisis in 1973, has been developing and advancing solar energy technology since 1975; with the strong belief that solar energy will contribute to the development of humankind and society. With a similar business rationale, Avanzalia began installing Kyocera’s modules in 2005.

On November 18, 2009 a commemorative ceremony was held to mark the installation and start of operation of the Dulcinea plant and Don Quijote plant. Kyocera and Avanzalia were both in attendance, pledging that though solar power they would strive to build a green energy society.

Meeting the Needs of the Market

In order to build the infrastructure to support targets of producing 650MW/year of solar cells by March 2012, Kyocera is planning to start operation of a newly constructed solar cell production plant in Japan in spring of 2010. Furthermore, to meet the needs of the 4 main markets (Japan, Europe, North America and China), Kyocera will continue to expand production capability at its 4 regional solar module assembly plants located in Japan, Czech Republic, Mexico and China. Even with this large global production system, Kyocera maintains reliable manufacturing technology and strict internal inspections to ensure high-quality products.

For more information about Kyocera Solar Energy:

Previous Avanzalia large-scale solar power plant projects using Kyocera modules:

About Avanzalia
Avanzalia ( ) (President: Dr. Carlos Galdon), headquartered in Madrid, Spain, is a company specializing in PV projects. Founded in 2004, Avanzalia offers innovative turnkey projects for PV systems ranging from documentation, planning and design to installation and maintenance.

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