E080: Lessons from the Japanese Solar Power Market

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Dr. Farhad Tagdizadeh, Associate Professor of Economics, Tokai University, Japan shares his insight from his own research work on reasons for the continuous decline of solar power prices. He explains the transition from fossil fuel. His research focus is energy economics, energy policy, and the financial side of green energy.

Farhad also explained his findings in the green finance field, including the green credit guarantee scheme that is designed to facilitate private investments in green projects. He discussed the factors affecting the supply and the demand of green technologies including solar modules. We also talked about how and why the prices of Solar Power in Japan are much higher than that of other countries and actions manufacturers have taken in the country to lower the cost.

We also touched on the innovative Home Town Investment Trust Fund in Japan that facilitates the development of small and medium-sized solar energy projects.

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