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Top 50 Solar Portfolios Japan

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Top 50 Solar Portfolios Japan

According to the analysts at RTS Corporation, Japan installed approximately 7 GW of solar capacity in 2017, about 50% of which was taken up by the utility-scale sector, followed by the non-residential and the residential sector.

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Repowering approaches to upgrade existing PV Systems and increase ROI

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Repowering approaches to upgrade existing PV Systems and increase ROI

Despite the rapid introduction rate of new systems, it is equally as important to maximise the value of the existing systems. Therefore, on an industry level, it is of crucial value to make use of repowering tools in systems, which either need or could benefit from it. Particularly, considering the high Japanese feed-in tariffs, repowering is certainly a prudent choice to gain the most out of these tariffs.

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Top 70 Floating Solar PV Plants

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Top 70 Floating Solar PV Plants

More and more countries, from Japan and beyond, are chasing the idea of placing photovoltaics on massive bodies of water. These so called ‘floating solar systems’ also known as ‘floatovoltaics’ can indeed be a plausible solution in situations with limited roof and/or ground space.
 

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Insights into components and plant performance

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Insights into components and plant performance

During this webinar, meteocontrol's Yoshitaka Santoki reflected on tools utilised for data analytics, best practices regarding their effective implementation, risk mitigation strategies, and OPEX optimisation adapted to the specific conditions of the Japanese solar PV market.

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Top 30 Solar Portfolios Japan

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Top 30 Solar Portfolios Japan

As the calendar inches towards the Solar Asset Management Asia Conference 2018, we review the top 30 solar asset owners in the Japanese market and reflect on the changes occurred, concerning the solar asset ownership in Japan over the last year.  

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CEO Interview: CO2O's vision on the Japanese solar market

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CEO Interview: CO2O's vision on the Japanese solar market

Following his inspiring keynote at the third Solar Asset Management Asia conference, Solarplaza interviewed Masayuki Sakai, CEO of CO2O, one of Japan's leading O&M and Due Dilligence providers in the solar industry. In this interview he shares the focus of his company's activities and their vision on the Japanese solar market.

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Due Diligence in Solar Acquisitions: Taxes and Technical Details

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Due Diligence in Solar Acquisitions: Taxes and Technical Details

On May 9, 2017, Solarplaza organized the webinar “Due diligence activities in a solar transaction in Japan”. Eugene Roussin, partner at KPMG, and David Vallejo, executive director at Solarig joined the webinar as speakers and discussed tax issues related to the acquisition of solar projects and the main technical considerations in assessing the current performance of a solar asset. The entire video recording of the webinar and the speakers’ slides can be freely accessed here.

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