Agency for Natural Resources and EnergyAnnouncement Regarding the Present Status of Introduction of Facilities Generating Renewable Energy as of March 31, 2014
The Agency for Natural Resources and Energy (ANRE) compiled the present status of introduction of facilities generating renewable energy as of March 31, 2014, and hereby announces the results.
Photovoltaic power facilities steadily continue to be introduced, and the total combined capacity of such facilities as of March 31, 2014, reached 8,954,000 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|
|Photovoltaic power (for households)||About 4,700,000 kW||969,000 kW||1,307,000 kW|
|Photovoltaic power (other than households)||About 900,000 kW||704,000 kW||5,735,000 kW|
|Wind power||About 2,600,000 kW||63,000 kW||47,000 kW|
|Small and medium hydropower||About 9,600,000 kW||2,000 kW||4,000 kW|
|Biomass power||About 2,300,000 kW||30,000 kW*||92,000 kW|
|Geothermal power||About 500,000 kW||1,000 kW||0 kW|
|Total||About 20,600,000 kW||1,769,000 kW||7,185,000 kW|
Note: Totals may not match the sums of the figures due to rounding.
Electronic versions of the Appendices are downloadable from the following website:
http://www.enecho.meti.go.jp/saiene/kaitori/index.html (in Japanese)
June 17, 2014
Division in Charge
Renewable Energy Promotion Office, Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy