Case Study: Supporting the development of renewable energy in Japan

Supporting the development of renewable energy in Japan

The Japanese Government rely on accredited testing and certification of renewable energy products to provide confidence in the market.

Products such as wind turbines or PPV Solar panels are tested in an accredited laboratory to measure performance, durability, safety and environmentally friendly considerations. Installation companies gain accredited certification to demonstrate compliance.

The state benefits by reducing pollution, energy costs, increased competition, as well as informed supplier selection by setting accreditation requirements for tenders.

Further information is available on the METI website.

 

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