Japan was amongst the top 5 global solar markets in 2018 with 55.9 GW of total installed capacity, equating to a global share of 11%. The country is poised to finish the year with 62.3 GW of solar capacity installed, according to the Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association (JPEA).
Japan’s solar PV market has been stymied by a number of events, particularly in the last year, including curtailment, grid constraints and FiT reductions.
This has resulted in new dynamics and a need for alternative new business models, which we will be further unpacking in the coming months as we approach the 6th edition of Solar Asset Management Asia, happening in Tokyo on June 4-5, 2020.
The following data overview represents the largest 50 operational portfolios including: portfolio size (MW), portfolio type, headquarters and the respective active region. We have also added a comparison analysis based on historic data to provide additional context.