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December 4, 2012

Introducing the Sharp Booth at PVJapan 2012

Exhibits of New Lifestyle-Changing Products and Technologies

Artist's Conception of Sharp Booth at PVJapan 2012 (Booth P09-804, Hall 9)

Sharp Corporation will take part in PVJapan 2012, a comprehensive trade show for the global solar-photovoltaic industry to be held December 5 to 7, 2012 at the Makuhari Messe convention center in Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture. Sharp will display a range of residential and commercial products and technologies that will change the way we live.

Exhibit Highlights

1. Cloud-Based HEMS Links Businesses and Homes

By exhibiting a system that combines its HEMS (home energy management system) centered around solar power and a variety of home appliances, Sharp will preview the smart home of the future offering convenience and peace of mind.

2. Residential Solar Power Generation Systems

Display products and video will show that Sharp is a total solar solutions provider that meets customer needs starting with pre-installation advice and consultation all the way to post-installation servicing and maintenance, thus ensuring peace of mind in five ways: (1) Electricity when needed, (2) durability, (3) proper installation, (4) servicing, and (5) warranty.

3. Commercial Solar Power Generation Systems

A video will illustrate and explain how Sharp strives to offer the highest quality as shown by the long-term reliability of solar modules that have been certified for JIS Q8901*1. Visitors to PVJapan 2012 will see an extensive lineup of commercial solar modules that meet a range of region- and customer-specific needs such as anti-glare*2 and resistance to packed snow.

4. Solar Modules Double as Building Material

On display will be see-through solar modules that can be installed as a number of applications, including balcony railings or windows.

For more on PVJapan 2012:

Sharp 100th anniversary website

  • *1 JIS Q8901: Terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules—Requirements for reliability assurance system (design, production, and product warranty). Sharp was certified for this standard following audits by two third-party institutes: Japan Electrical Safety & Environment Technology Laboratories; and VDE Testing and Certification Institute GmbH.
  • *2 Anti-glare: The reflection of the sun on the solar panels is reduced to prevent glare in consideration of the surrounding environment.

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