Outline of association

Name

Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association (JPEA)

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Foundation

April 23, 1987

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Officers

Chairman
Goro Yamaguchi KYOCERA Corporation
Chairman
Directors
Shinichi Suzuki XSOL CO., LTD.
Chief Executive Officer
Koji Gyoten ENEOS Corporation
Executive Officer
Hiroshi Hongou KANEKA CORPORATION
General Manager
PV & Energy management Solutions Vehicle
Toshihide Koyano KYOCERA Corporation
Deputy General Manager
Corporate Smart Energy Group
Shigeto Tsuru Solar Frontier K.K.
Director, Executive Officer
Noriaki Kozono Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation
Director
Atsushi Ito Next Energy & Resources Co., Ltd.
President &CEO
Shinichiro Nakajima Panasonic Corporation
Director, Energy Systems Strategic BU, Systems Components BU,
Energy Systems Business Division, Life Solutions Company
Auditors
Hitoshi Nishibori Sharp Energy Solutions Corporation
Business Strategy Planning Division
Senior Expert
Masakazu Shio SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
senior expert
External Relations Group
Public Relations & External Relations Department
Housing Company
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Objective

The association aims to contribute to the prosperity of Japanese economy and the improvement of the national life depending on the establishment and the deployment promotion regarding utilization of the technology of photovoltaic solar power generation system (Hereafter referred to as "photovoltaic system"). Moreover, in order to achieve this objective, the business is achieved in compliance with the applicable laws and regulations via:

  1. Investigation, research and obtaining statistics about production, distribution, use, and trade on photovoltaic systems
  2. Offering proposals and opinions to the related organizations, and others. concerning promotion of photovoltaic systems
  3. Research in standardization concerning photovoltaic systems
  4. Promotion of mutual interchange among members, collaboration with related domestic agencies and international, and promotion of international cooperation concerning photovoltaic systems
  5. Holding symposiums and seminars about photovoltaic system's market trend, technological development, and use, etc.
  6. Publicity and enlightenment concerning photovoltaic systems
  7. Consultation with users of photovoltaic systems
  8. Other necessary business to achieve the purpose of the former articles
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