Solar demand in Japan may benefit from a new tariff set to increase the use of renewable energy...

|By:, SA News Editor

Solar demand in Japan may benefit from a new tariff set to increase the use of renewable energy and the ongoing uncertainty over nuclear energy's future in the nation. A number of solar producers - including Suntech Power (STP), Q-Cells, and Trina Solar (TSL) - are ramping up their operations in Japan in a bid to make up for solar business lost in Europe.