The 90 page strategy paper is an update of the 2009 “Solar Power Roadmap” and takes into account the progress of PV technology in China and prize decline. The cost goals are 7 yen/kWh in 2030, and 14 yen/kWh in 2020. The 2020 goal will be attempted to reach by back-contact and hetero-junction technology, the 2030 goal by cost reduction of crystalline Si solar cells and mass production technology for ultra-high-efficiency solar cells. The overall goal is to remain the worldwide leader in creating new value

NEDO news release, Sept. 30, 2014