Canadian Solar Connects a 24MW PV Power Plant in Japan

Canadian Solar started the commercial operation of a 24MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. The Yamaguchi plant achieved commercial operation on November 16, 2016, and is the largest solar power plant that Canadian Solar has built.. more

ReneSola Supplies High-Efficiency PV Modules to Japan

ReneSola, a fully-integrated solar project developer and provider of energy-efficient products, announced that it supplied 10.4 MW of high-efficiency polycrystalline PV modules to Saferay Ltd. for a ground-mounted PV project in Japan. The project, located around Dat.. more

Sluggish Solar Demand in Japan Cause Sale Decrease and Bankruptcies [updated]

Japan’s solar companies have been struggling against falling domestic demand, while the global selling price decline of PV modules starting from this July further put pressure on this situation. Solar giants Panasonic and Kyocera both reported business decrease. I.. more

Etrion Completes Construction on 24.7MW Solar Park in Japan

Etrion Corporation (Etrion) has completely construction on the 24.7MW Shizukuishi solar power plant in Iwate Prefecture in northeastern Japan in partner with its EPC contractor, Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (HHT). The project started feeding back the .. more

KANEKA and NEDO Increase PV Module Efficiency to 24.37%

KANEKA Corp. and New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) again demonstrate Japan’s advance in solar technology by launching a crystalline silicon PV module with a record-breaking conversion effici.. more

Japan to Implement Solar Tender System in 2017

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) held a second review on October 24th to go over the details for 2017 feed-in-tariff (FiT) rate as well as project setup. At the meeting, they have decided to use tender manageme.. more

Solar Frontier Surpasses 4GW of Global Module Shipments

Global CIS thin-film solar solution provider, Solar Frontier, announced its business milestone of delivering more than 4GW of solar modules approximately 60 countries around the world. Solar Frontier’s “Made in Japan” br.. more


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