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Japan battles solar gridlock on path to parity

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By Andy Colthorpe

Grid constraints, feed-in tariff fears and the spectre of a nuclear resurgence have all threatened to derail solar’s astonishing rise to prominence in Japan, but the country still looks on course to be 2014’s second largest PV market. Andy Colthorpe reports on the state of Japanese solar as it begins its five-year countdown to grid parity.

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