"TOKYO, June 24 (Reuters) - Japan aims to reintroduce subsidies on solar power equipment next year to help generate demand until technological innovation brings prices down. Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda on June 9 announced a long-term goal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 60-80 percent from current levels by 2050. The initiative includes a target to have more than 70 percent of newly built houses equipped with solar panels by 2020." UPDATE 2-Japan aims to restart solar subsidies next year | Markets | Markets News | Reuters Wouldn't it be nice if the U.S. govt. (or state govts) required all new houses built to have at least a certain wattage of solar panels?