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Kyocera Corp. started Thursday operating the world’s biggest floating solar power station, a 2.3-megawatt facility in western Japan that will help utilities improve the efficiency of solar-produced electricity.

A joint venture led by the Kyoto-based electronics maker opened the “mega-solar” station on the surface of a reservoir in nearby Hyogo Prefecture, using 9,072 waterproof solar panels installed on a float made of high-density polyethylene.

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