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Description/achievement of initiative

New Sunshine Program aims to develop the innovative technologies that could support the sustainable economical growth while solving energy and environmental issues.
Source: UNEP, 2008, Green Jobs: Towards decent work in a sustainable, low-carbon world

Japan's New Sunshine Program, established in 1992, sets renewable energy targets and leads to a net-metering law that requires utilities to purchase excess PV power. In 1994, Japan launched a Solar Roofs program to promote PV through low-interest loans, a comprehensive education and awareness program, and rebates for grid-connected residential systems in return for data about systems operations and output.

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Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

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Deliverables
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 8
Resources devoted to implementation
SMART
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Location: Japan
Date of completion: 1992
Operating in countries
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