Kyocera Q1 declines on PV weakness

Kyushu Electric's Satsumasendai nuclear plant is located near the active Sakurajima volcano in Kagoshima prefecture.

Kyocera's 70MW Nanatsujima PV plant, near the Sakurajima volcano, is one of the biggest solar projects in Japan.

Kyocera’s group net income fell to roughly ¥19.5bn ($189.3m) in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, from ¥22.7bn in the first three months of fiscal 2013, partly due to a slowdown in its solar business in Japan.


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