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About the New Buyback Program for Photovoltaic Generation

【As for the new buyback program for photovoltaic generation, the relevant laws and regulations were promulgated in late August. The program will start on November 1.】

As for the new buyback program for photovoltaic generation, the relevant laws and regulations werepromulgated in late August. The program will start on November 1.

Outline of the New Buyback Program for Photovoltaic Generation

Major points of the buyback system

  • Of the electricity generated by photovoltaic generation systems, surplus electricitywill be purchased.
  • The buyback period is within the 10 yearsfrom the start of the program. The buyback price is fixed.
    (* The buyback price may differ depending on the fiscal year in which a panel is installed. In the initial stages, it is ¥48/kWh for residential use [ less than 10kW ].)
  • Expenses will be born by all electricity users.
Outline of the New Buyback Program for Photovoltaic Generation

* In the initial stages after installation, ¥48/kWh for residential use (less than 10kW) and ¥24/kWh for other uses.
In the case where a private electric generator is also installed, ¥39/kWh and ¥20/kWh, respectively.

 
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