|Policy status:||In Force|
|Policy Type:||Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Taxes|
|Policy Target:||Buildings, Industry|
Various financial and fiscal incentives have been put in place to encourage small- and medium-sized businesses to invest in energy conservation equipment and facilities. Key measures are:
(1) Financial Supporting Measures
Special interest loans are available for small and medium sized business who invest in specified energy efficiency equipment and facility. The implementing body for the financial measure is the Japan Finance Corporation – JFC. The types of loans are as follows:
(3) The government took measures to support business operators by introducing the efficient equipment for energy savings. The amount of the subsidies is 41 billion yen. Before the fiscal year of 2014, the government supported energy-saving activities on a case-by-case basis for buildings and factories, but from the fiscal year of 2015, it supports energy-saving activities for all factories. Moreover, to meet energy-saving needs, power-saving and etc. in small and medium-sized enterprises, the govenment organized regional energy-saving consultation platforms to provide close advice on the subjects related to energy-saving.
Last modified: Fri, 03 Nov 2017 18:08:59 CET