3. The New Buyback Program for Photovoltaic Generation
- Applies only tosurplus electricitygenerated using PV power systems
- Purchase at a fixed price is guaranteedfor 10 yearsfrom the start of the program.
[*The set price varies depending on the starting year. The initial price has been set to be ¥48/kWh for households (less than 10 kW)].
- An all-participating system in which surcharges are collected from all electricity users
- Launched on November 1, 2009
* The initial purchase price is set at ¥48/kWh for households (less than 10 kW) and ¥24/kWh for others.
In the case where private power generators are co-equipped, the prices are ¥39/kWh and ¥20/kWh, respectively.