Grounds for Optimism: Legal Amendments Affecting Infrastructure in Japan

Infrastructure Investor's Infrastructure Law 2011Supplement

December 09, 2011

This article discusses two pieces of legislation in Japan that will have a positive impact on the future development of infrastructure in Japan, including the development of renewable energy power generation facilities.  One is the amendment bill to the Act on the Promotion of Private Finance Initiative.  The second is the Act on Special Measures Concerning Procurement of Renewable Electric Energy by Electric Utility Operators, also known as the "FIT Act".

This article first appeared in Infrastructure Investor's Infrastructure Law 2011Special Supplement.