International Operations Committee Seminar

The international seminar offers information on the trends in overseas PV market and tips for endeavors to succeed in the market. * No English interpretation is available for this seminar.

Title International Operations Committee Seminar
Date July 31 (Fri.) 2015
Time 10:00 - 12:30
Venue Conference Room 101, 1st Floor of Conference Tower, Tokyo Big Site
Admission Fee Free (Registration required)
* Registration will be closed when it reaches its seating capacity.

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Time Title/Speaker/Outline
10:00~12:30 Penetration of Distributed PV in the World and New Business Models

Takehiro Kawahara
Renewable Energy Analyst,
Bloomberg New Energy Finance


Bloomberg New Energy Finance expects 9,786GW of generating capacity to be installed between 2015 and 2040. Solar will boom worldwide, accounting for 35% of the capacity addition. Small-scale rooftop solar will reach socket parity in all major economies driven by high residential and commercial electricity prices. This presentation will focus on economics of small-scale rooftop solar and relevant policies in the mature markets, impacts of penetration of small PV systems as well as new business models of electric utilities, and implication for Japan's solar policy and market.

Business opportunities of PV in Myanmar - A summary of field research by JPEA

Kazuyuki Yoshida
International Operations committee,
Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association


In Myanmar, one of the most important factor to ensure their economic growth is electricity; to improve electrification rate and to stabilize electric power supply. With such background, Japanese Photovoltaic Energy Association sent the field research team to Myanmar from October to November, 2014. We'd like share our findings by interviews to Japanese and Myanmar government officials, and field works such as in shops and installation sites in this presentation.

* The program is subject to change without notice.
* No audio / video recording and photography in all seminars.