Organization and the main activities

Organizational chart

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Committees

Committees Activity
Technical Information committee Collection of technical information related to PV power generation systems and discussion and submission of proposals on technical issues including standardization.
Statistics committee Conducting of quarterly surveys on solar cell and module shipment volume, an important indicator for the Japanese PV power generation industry.
New Energy Planning committee Support of various public councils, submission of policy proposals, and liaison with related organizations.
Residential Use committee Promotion and raising awareness of residential-use PV power generation systems and improvement of marketing and installation practices.
Certification of Qualified Installers committee Conducting of studies on the establishment of a certification system for qualified installers aimed at improving the quality of PV power generation systems.
Public and Industrial Use committee Addressing of issues and promotion of measures aimed at expanding the market for PV power generation systems for use in public and industrial facilities and provision of information to construction industry representatives to promote the integration of PV systems with construction materials.
International Operations committee Support of the activities of the Asian Pacific Photovoltaic Industry Council (APPIC), established in 2010 by eight organizations in Asia and Oceania related to PV power generation, mainly by collecting information from abroad and providing information on the Japanese PV power generation industry to overseas affiliates as well as another support to the Japanese public organizations or sectors which conducts international cooperating projects
Public Relations committee Dissemination of information through the JPEA webpage, newsletter, and magazine Hikari Hatsuden, and by sponsoring events such as PV Japan and PV Systems Symposium.
Industrial Vision committee Formulation of a vision for the PV power generation industry. JPEA published vision statements in 2002, 2006, and most recently, a vision statement in 2010 titled JPEA PV Outlook 2030.
Recycling committee Conducting of preliminary research regarding the recycling of PV systems
High Density Interconnection committee Collection of information and conducting of technical research on issues that arise and on measures necessary when high volumes of PV power are used on electric power grids
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