Outline of association

Name

Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association (JPEA)

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Foundation

April 23, 1987

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Officers


Chairman
Atsuhiko Hirano Solar Frontier K.K.
President and CEO, Representative Director
Directors
Katsunobu Doro KANEKA CORPORATION
Managing Executive Offficer
General Manager
PV & Energy management Solutions Vehicle
Toshihide Koyano KYOCERA Corporation
Deputy General Manager
Corporate Solar Energy Group
Shigeto Tsuru Solar Frontier K.K.
Chief Strategy Officer
Kazuhiro Yoshida Panasonic Corporation
Director
Solar System Business Unit
Energy Systems Business Division
Eco Solutions Company
Hideaki Nagatomo Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Executive Officer
Group Senior Vice President,
Living Environment & Digital Media Equipment
Auditors
Masakazu Shio SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
Technical General Manager
External Relations Group
Public Relations & External Relations Department
Housing Company
Takashi Ito Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd.
Manager
Energy Device Dept.
Global Market Strategy Integration Division
Marketing & Sales Operations
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Objective

The association aims to contribute to the prosperity of Japanese economy and the improvement of the national life depending on the establishment and the deployment promotion regarding utilization of the technology of photovoltaic solar power generation system (Hereafter referred to as "photovoltaic system"). Moreover, in order to achieve this objective, the business is achieved in compliance with the applicable laws and regulations via:

  1. Investigation, research and obtaining statistics about production, distribution, use, and trade on photovoltaic systems
  2. Offering proposals and opinions to the related organizations, and others. concerning promotion of photovoltaic systems
  3. Research in standardization concerning photovoltaic systems
  4. Promotion of mutual interchange among members, collaboration with related domestic agencies and international, and promotion of international cooperation concerning photovoltaic systems
  5. Holding symposiums and seminars about photovoltaic system's market trend, technological development, and use, etc.
  6. Publicity and enlightenment concerning photovoltaic systems
  7. Consultation with users of photovoltaic systems
  8. Other necessary business to achieve the purpose of the former articles
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