August 28th, 2012 | by Andrew
A confluence of solar PV stimulus programs will power 80% growth in the Asia-Pacific region in Q4 2012, as demand shifts from Europe to emerging solar PV markets around the world, according to an NPD SolarBuzz forecast. Solar PV capacity is surging in major economic zones around the world, but government incentive programs in China, India, and Japan will make the APAC region the fastest growing.
August 24th, 2012 | by Andrew
Having built the company into Japan's largest residential solar power provider, West Power Holdings is ramping up its solar power investments with an initiative that aims to add 500 MW of clean, renewable power to the national grid. West Holdings plans to build 250 solar power plants across the country, partnering with China's JA Solar and South Korea's LS Industrial in doing so.
August 17th, 2012 | by Andrew
Orix Corp. is the latest company to announce it's expanding and entering Japan's solar power market following the July introduction of a renewable energy feed-in tariff. The company may up its investments further, financing as much as 400-MW of solar power projects in Japan.