The sun is rising on PV in the land of the rising sun

Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) recently announced PV installations summed to 1,240 MW in April and May 2013. This follows 1,975 MW installed between April 1, 2011 and March 31, 2012. As of May 2013, Japanese authorities approved 21 GW of new projects, 19 GW of which are l...

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