Who doesn't love a table top-sized model smart city? Major telecoms player NTT has diversified into energy and infrastructure in Japan. All images: Andy Colthorpe / Solar Media.

Who doesn't love a table top-sized model smart city? Major telecoms player NTT has diversified into energy and infrastructure in Japan. All images: Andy Colthorpe / Solar Media.

Japan's mostly-mountainous topography poses challenges that mounting structures makers must navigate.

Japan's mostly-mountainous topography poses challenges that mounting structures makers must navigate.

Solar carports have taken longer than expected to take off in Japan. Here's a new version from domestic provider Nichiei Intec.

Solar carports have taken longer than expected to take off in Japan. Here's a new version from domestic provider Nichiei Intec.

JA Solar PERC half-cell (420W)

JA Solar PERC half-cell (420W)

Also from JA, a beefed-up, 72-cell 395W module.

Also from JA, a beefed-up, 72-cell 395W module.

Jolywood was also among the international module manufacturers able to attend.

Jolywood was also among the international module manufacturers able to attend.

Tesla touted its potential for providing virtual power plants (see Energy-Storage.news for more).

Tesla touted its potential for providing virtual power plants (see Energy-Storage.news for more).

An unbeatable combination! Get your PV Tech Power Vol.22 from the PV Tech Store now - free to download.

An unbeatable combination! Get your PV Tech Power Vol.22 from the PV Tech Store now - free to download.

Tags: expos and conferences, picture gallery, modules, japan, asia, eastern asia, world smart energy week

Comments