Outline of Association

Outline of Association

Name

Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association (JPEA)

Foundation

April 23, 1987

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, Electric Works 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

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