Publications

Publications

RTS Corporation publishes a variety of publications on PV power generation, as listed below.

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PV Activities in Japan and Global PV Highlights(monthly report)

PV Activities in Japan and Global PV Highlights(monthly report)
English TitlePV Activities in Japan and Global PV Highlights(monthly report)

RTS Corporation has been publishing “PV Activities in Japan and Global
PV Highlights” since 1995. This flagship monthly report provides the latest
information on PV activities in Japan and highlights of global PV activities. It
covers monthly trends of all the sectors related to PV in Japan ranging from
national government to project developers. The report also covers topics from
Japan including this PV shipments and price trends. Global topics are also
covered in the report such as quarterly trends of solar cell production by global
top PV manufacturers. This report has been acquiring an international
reputation.

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PV Market in Japan 2016 (annual report)new

PV Market in Japan 2016 (annual report)
English TitlePV Market in Japan 2016 (annual report)
PublishedAugust 2016

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the PV market in Japan, one of the key PV markets in the world with outstanding opportunities for PV players thanks to the generous government incentives and the nation’s high motivation for renewable energy after the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011 and the Fukushima nuclear disasters. Details of Japan’s Feed-in Tariff (FIT) program featured by the revision of the program and statistics of approved & installed projects under FIT, will help you well understand the Japanese PV market. The report covers support programs for the PV systems with an overview of PV-related regulations, standards, codes and certification. Outlook of PV market in Japan provides an overview of introduction potential. Corporate profiles of major Japanese PV players include PV manufacturers, inverter manufacturers, developers, EPCs and financial institutions with an overview of the supply chain of PV systems. Featuring opportunities and challenges that those who enter the Japanese PV market will face, RTS is pleased to help you enter and increase the presence in this lucrative market with this all-inclusive report.

Another significant feature of this report is a list of MW-scale PV projects (so-called “Mega Solar” projects in Japan) commissioned and in the pipeline in Japan. Since the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) program started in Japan on July 1, 2012, development of MW-scale PV projects has been sharply increasing. More and more companies from various sectors both from Japan and overseas are getting involved in the development of MW-scale PV power plants, taking advantage of the FIT program.

The list provides you with details of around 2,500 MW-scale PV projects conducted by a variety of operators. The list will be updated 3 times in November 2016, February and May 2017 and be provided to purchasers of this report.

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Forecasting PV installed capacity in Japan toward FY 2020 and FY 2030 (2016 annual report)new

Forecasting PV installed capacity in Japan toward FY 2020 and FY 2030 (2016 annual report)
English TitleForecasting PV installed capacity in Japan toward FY 2020 and FY 2030 (2016 annual report)
PublishedSeptember 2016

In June 2016, the revision of the Act on Special Measures Concerning Procurement of Electricity from Renewable Energy Sources by Electric Utilities (so-called the FIT Act) was enacted and a detailed design of the FIT program has been discussed. Some electric companies started output curtailment and it is noted that this issue might become obvious in various locations in the future.

In this report, we forecast the PV market in Japan toward 2020 and 2030 taking into account the latest trends on the revisions of the scheme and their effects.

We highly recommend this report as a guidebook to establish business strategy for PV cell/ module manufacturers, power producers, EPCs, manufacturers of inverters, supporting structures, measurement, monitoring and power conversion equipment, components manufacturers, financial institutions, insurance companies, O&M service providers, mass media, policy makers and others engaged in the PV business.

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