Different members of Valfortec have travelled recently to the japanese city of Yokohama to visit the most important PV exhibition of the country: Japan PV 2016. This exhibition, celebrated at the Pacifico Yokohama Convention Center, from 29 June to 1 July, receives a large number of professionals from the Japanese photovoltaic industry.
Valfortec, which is currently developing some projects in different Japan prefectures, know firsthand what the most important developments in the sector are. Notably, the Japanese photovoltaic industry has existed for several years experiencing a strong growth. Currently Japan is the third country in the world that accumulates more PV capacity: 34 GW. This indicator highlights the importance of this type of renewable energy.
The exhibition is organized by the Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association (JPA), this association is responsible of promoting and encouraging since 1987 the photovoltaic solar energy in Japan. Today, the association brings together more than 150 companies and organizations.