YEN42/kWh for solar in Japan

A government panel in Japan is recommending utilities to pay YEN42/kWh for 20 years for solar power in a proposed feed-in tariff scheme.

By Kari Williamson

The renewable energy subsidy scheme is expected to come into force in July this year, and the panel will recommend prices and duration for renewable energy technologies including solar, wind, biomass and geothermal, according to Reuters.

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