Japan's solar businesses eye SE Asian rooftops seeing demand for green energy

Visual from JinkoSolar's website.

Japanese companies aim to install solar panels on rooftops in Southeast Asia, anticipating demand for stable green energy sources in a region that has long relied heavily on fossil fuels.

Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings will set up solar panels generating about 3,800 kilowatts at an industrial park of a Thai company that makes hard-disk drives. The project will be conducted by TEPCO’s joint venture with local renewable energy provider Constant Energy.

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