Japan 2015 component shipments decline in national production increased

Polaris solar PV net news: Japan solar PV Association (JPEA) published in fiscal year 2015 (April 2015 to March 2016) and solar industry shipments statistics for the whole of the fourth quarter. In terms of annual, Japan component shipments for the year 2014 fiscal year 19%, and bases in the country’s production and exports to overseas markets has increased, reflecting the changes in the market.


Japan 2015 component shipments decline in national production increased

JPEA Japan shipments statistics component. (Source: JPEA)

2015 the fourth quarter shipments of relatively flat, annual season is not obvious

JPEA statistics, the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2015 (2016 1 March) Japan component shipments to 2,164MW, to 77% in the same period the previous year, equivalent to 23%. Battery shipments for 867MW, as 58% in the same period the previous year, equivalent to reducing 42%. In addition, the residential component shipments for 18%, non-residential 82%,

Shipments in all components from Japan manufacturers shipments of components for 1,455MW, 67% per cent of total shipments, the percentage has not changed much since the 2013. However, in component quantity of overseas production (1,138MW) and Japan domestic production ratio lower, 53%, almost four quarters at least.

The full year, 2015 between the four quarters of fiscal year except for the first quarter due to seasonal factors result in lower delivery outside shipments for the year changes are not dramatic. But shipments in the fourth quarter did not have a large elevated position, Japan market is clearly out of the Sprint period.

2015 component shipments fell residential weight reduce

2015 fiscal year, Japan manufacturers solar total shipments fell below the peak in 2014, more less in 2013. Annual shipments of components 7,956MW, 81% of the 2014, reflecting the 19% fell.

For Japan domestic markets shipments of components for the 7,137MW, 23% drop compared with the previous year, and residential components proportion of shipments have also slipped. Shipment status of the reviews so far in 2011, 2013 is the highest residential component proportion of shipments a year, 2014 is a residential delivery the highest proportion of one year. Component export to 2014 and 2015, shipments of components for residential use in 2015 low share in the fourth quarter, possibly because the utility-grade power station due to Rob to be installed before the end of fiscal year 2015.

7,137MW Japan domestic shipments of components in the 2,648MW component for Japan domestic production and 4,489MW for overseas production.

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