• Kyodo, Bloomberg


A government panel proposed Wednesday that utilities pay ¥42 per kwh for solar power supplies in a renewable energy incentive scheme, a rate that could encourage investors to enter the nascent market.

Under the proposal drafted by the panel, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry will introduce the new feed-in tariff scheme in July.

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