Kyocera Shipping Solar Panels to Arizona Power Project

Kyocera Corp., the Japanese electronics company, began shipments of 34 megawatts of solar panels for a 127-megawatt project in southwest Arizona.

The company’s Kyocera Solar unit expects to complete the order for the Arlington Valley Solar Energy II project in March, Kyoto-based Kyocera said today in a statement.

LS Power Group is developing the solar farm, which will span about 1,160 acres (469 hectares) and is scheduled to begin producing electricity late next year. Sempra Energy’s San Diego Gas & Electric will purchase the power.

Kyocera is making the panels at its San Diego factory. The statement didn’t identify other suppliers for the project.