2017-03-22

Japan Reduces FiT Rates for PV Systems, Down to 21 Yen per kWh

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has released the new Feed-in Tariffs (FiT) scheme for renewable energy resources for fiscal year 2017. The FiT rates for solar PV systems will be reduced as planned with a .. more
2017-03-13

India to Overtake Japan as the World’s Third Largest Solar Market in 2017, Expects EnergyTrend

The global solar market has yet to show signs of turnaround after going through the turbulent 2016. The latest Gold Member Solar Report by EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, forecasts that the global PV demand for 2017 will total just 73.9 gigawatts. This year&rs.. more
2017-03-10

PV EXPO/SYSTEM 2017 Show Report: Japanese Market Sees a Constant Demand for Residential Solar Power Systems and a Wave of Integrated Solutions

At PV EXPO/SYSTEM 2017, exhibits from Japanese manufacturers well embodied the shift in Japan’s PV market. The demand for residential solar power systems is to witness a stability and Zero-Energy House (ZEH), powered by solar PV systems, is also pr.. more
2017-03-10

Mitsubishi Electric Releases Small SiC Inverter for HEVs

Mitsubishi Electric announced that it has developed a working model of an ultra-compact silicon carbide (SiC) inverter for hybrid electrical vehicles (HEVs) that is believed to be the world's smallest SiC of its type at just five liters volume. It also is believed.. more
2017-03-09

[PV EXPO/SYSTEM 2017] Taiwanese PV Firms Seek to Stand Out with Technology and Applications

Taiwanese photovoltaic manufacturers sought to differentiate themselves from competitors with technology and applications at this year’s PV Expo in Japan, EnergyTrend reported. Taiwanese makers have made up an important part of past expo.. more
2017-03-07

World Smart Energy Week Creates Excellent Platform for Global Business Discussion

The World Smart Energy Week is expanding year after year and is of great renown in the world. This has become one of the best platforms for discussion as the organizer REED EXHIBITION JAPAN (REED) actively grasp.. more
2017-02-23

Overall Demand Continues to Decline in Japan – Except Utility-scale Installation

Japan’s PV Energy Association (JPEA) announced the shipping statistics of 3Q16 (from October-December 2016) on February 20th. Due to weaker domestic demand, the Japanese PV market has witnessed downturn for seven cons.. more

 

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