RTS Corporation has recommended introduction of 150 GW (cumulative) of PV systems by 2030 for the development of Japan’s PV industry.

In the Fifth Strategic Energy Plan approved by the cabinet in July 2018, it is specified that Japan will “aim to make renewable energy including PV a mainstream power source” and main policies for promoting PV towards 2030 and the future direction were presented. In this article, domestic and overseas environments surrounding PV power generation will be analyzed and ideas and action plans to realize introduction of 150 GW as described above, assuming the ideal future, will be proposed.

For more details of the action plans for PV150 (150 GW by 2030 (English), click  here.