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Agency for Natural Resources and EnergyAnnouncement Regarding the Present Status of Introduction of Facilities Generating Renewable Energy as of December 31, 2013

The Agency for Natural Resources and Energy (ANRE) compiled the present status of introduction of facilities generating renewable energy as of December 31, 2013, and hereby announces the results.

Photovoltaic power facilities steadily continue to be introduced, and the total combined capacity of such facilities as of December 31, 2013, reached 7,044,000 kW after the Feed-in Tariff Scheme was introduced

Renewable energy generating facilities (type of source) Before introducing the Feed-in Tariff Scheme After introducing the Feed-in Tariff Scheme
Combined total capacity of facilities before July 1, 2012 Combined total capacity of facilities in FY2012 (from July 1, 2012, to March 31, 2013) Combined total capacity of facilities in FY2013 (from April 1 to December 31, 2013)
Photovoltaic power (for households) About 4,700,000 kW 969,000 kW 1,047,000 kW
Photovoltaic power (other than households) About 900,000 kW 704,000 kW 4,125,000 kW
Wind power About 2,600,000 kW 63,000 kW 11,000 kW
Small and medium hydropower About 9,600,000 kW 2,000 kW 3,000 kW
Biomass power About 2,300,000 kW 30,000 kW* 89,000 kW
Geothermal power About 500,000 kW 1,000 kW 0 kW
Total About 20,600,000 kW 1,769,000 kW 5,275,000 kW
7,044,000 kW

Note: Totals may not match the sums of the figures due to rounding.

Appendices:

Electronic versions of the Appendices are downloadable from the following website:
http://www.enecho.meti.go.jp/saiene/kaitori/index.htmlexternal link (in Japanese)

Release Date

March 20, 2014

Division in Charge

Renewable Energy Promotion Office, Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy

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