Apr 24, 2017

Government may pull plug on a quarter of clean-energy projects

About a quarter of all approved clean-energy projects in Japan may no longer qualify for government incentives after failing to meet a deadline to secure grid access, according to preliminary estimates from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. About 456,000 projects totaling 27.7 ...

Panasonic eyes storage boost as Japan's solar incentives wane

Feb 27, 2017

Panasonic eyes storage boost as Japan's solar incentives wane

The government’s scaling back of a program encouraging residential solar power has Panasonic Corp. hopeful the market for home energy storage systems is about to receive a boost. In 2019, a program designed to buy back solar power flowing from rooftop panels at above-market ...

Japanese power utilities join investors in India's energy sector

Feb 21, 2017

Japanese power utilities join investors in India's energy sector

A joint venture between two major Japanese electric power companies is looking to explore more business opportunities in India’s energy market with a particular focus on renewable energy, joining a growing list of investors betting big on the country’s clean energy sector. “We have ...