Year:1980 (last updated 2015)
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:1980 (last updated 2015)
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Demonstration project, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme , Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme >Technology deployment and diffusion, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme >Technology development
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources
Policy Sector:
Agency:New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), New Energy Promotion Council (NEPC)
Funding:April 2014-March 2015: 44.0 billion yen (NEDO)

NEDO actively undertakes the development of renewable energy (and of energy conservation technology, environmental protection, nanotechnology, etc.) and promotes greater utilization of them. It operates many projects for R&D of various renewable energies and for subsidies for deployment of them. Its budget (From April 2014 to March 2015) for renewable technologies amounted to 44.0 billion yen (148.4 billion yen in total). And In December 2008, New Energy Promotion Council was established. Its objectives are support and research for deployment and dissemination of renewable energies. It has succeeded some of the projects of NEDO and began its own support programme.

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