Japan

Japan is one of the world's largest and most dynamic energy markets.

Over the last five years, Amp has developed 300MW of solar and built a growing pipeline of solar projects for corporate PPA offtakers, onshore wind, and storage projects.

With experienced teams in Tokyo and Aomori, we are helping Japan shift to the clean, affordable, and reliable energy generation needed to achieve its ambitious net-zero goals.

  • 2016

    Year Established

  • 281MW

    Built or Under Contract

  • 14

    Projects

  • 25

    Employees

Solar

Solar PV is one of the simplest, cheapest, and most abundant forms of energy. Our solar projects energize communities, C&I customers, and utilities with reliable CO2-free electricity.

Onshore Wind

Wind is an unlimited source of energy and critical to global decarbonization. Our wind projects reduce the demand for fossil fuels while helping to drive social and economic growth.

Storage

Energy storage is the key to unlocking 24/7 renewables. Our standalone and hybridized battery assets deliver clean and reliable electricity, exactly when it's needed.

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Japan's Transition to a Corporate PPA Market

The world's third-largest economy will soon transition its renewable sector from a Feed-in-Tariff to a Feed-In-Premium. Amp Energy's head of Japanese operations believes this market-based program will create a more level playing field in the country's drive towards net-zero.

Japan has long been a trendsetter in the renewable space, as one of the first countries to manufacture photovoltaics and deploy large-scale PV installations. In 2012, Japan launched...

Our Projects

Membership & Associations

Japan Climate Leaders' Partnership (JCLP)

JCLP is a coalition of Japanese companies who hold the firm belief that economic prosperity and sustainability go hand in hand.

Find out more at https://japan-clp.jp/en

Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA)

The JWPA consists of over 400 members, including IPPs, Lenders, Law firms, EPCs, and Consultants, with a target to supply 28GW of wind power generation by 2030. Amp participates in the working group of Policy and System.

Find out more at https://jwpa.jp/en/

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2020 Sustainability Report

Highlighting examples of progress made towards Amp’s sustainability objectives & ESG Materiality Matrix.

News & Stories

Amp Secures Capacity in Japan's First Ever Feed-in-Premium (FIP) Auction

Amp secures capacity in Japan's first ever FiP (Feed-in-Premium) auction. Of the 13 projects that were submitted, Amp’s bid for a 14 MWac project, currently in development, was the third highest capacity awarded in the auction.

Amp Secures Green Bond Project Financing for a 19.8MW Solar Power Plant in Kushima, Miyazaki Prefecture

Amp's Japanese operations have secured a Green Bond Project Financing for a 19.8MW solar power plant in Kushima, Miyazaki Prefecture. This is the third time Amp has used this structure to finance one of its mega solar projects.

Four Amp Japan Solar PV Projects Achieved Commercial Operation in Q4 2021

The solar power plants, located in Mizunami, Nihonmatsu, Fujioka, and Shobusawa, have an aggregated capacity of 69.2MW, with an estimated generation of 77,000MWh per year - the equivalent to the annual energy consumption of 22,000 local households.