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Japan’s First Long-Term Decarbonization Auction Shows Bess Is Booming

Publication date: May 16, 2024 Japan’s First Long-Term Decarbonization Auction Shows Bess Is Booming On 26 April, the Organization for Cross-regional Coordination of Transmission Operators (OCCTO) published the results of Japan’s first “Long-Term Decarbonization Power Source Auction” (LTDA), or Long-Term Decarbonization Capacity Market. The overarching aim of the LTDA is to incentivize and accelerate Japan’s …

Renewable Energy Projects Under Feed-In-Premium System on the Rise

Publication date: April 7, 2024 On March 27, METI reported that renewable energy generation capacity operating under the Feed-in-Premium (FIP) system had increased by 150% since October 2023. The number of renewable projects certified under the FIP system rose even more significantly, almost quadrupling in the same period. The increases show how successful the scheme …

March 2024 Monthly Newsletter: The Latest News In The Japanese Power Market

Publication date: April 4, 2024 March 2024 Monthly Newsletter Welcome to the March edition of our newsletter on the latest happenings in Japan’s power market. As cherry blossoms bloom across the country, signaling the early arrival of spring, we’re here to bring you fresh updates and insights into Japan’s dynamic energy landscape. In this issue, …

Renewable Energy Surcharge Is on the Rise Again

Publication date: March 29, 2024 Renewable Energy Surcharge Is on the Rise Again When the Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) was introduced in Japan in 2012 to promote more renewable energy generation, the government also implemented the renewable energy surcharge. Electric utilities collect the surcharge as compensation for purchasing from renewable energy generators, adding to electricity consumers’ costs. …