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Japan Renewable Energy Foundation (JREF)
Realizing the Opportunities

9 March 2016

in Japanese


This conference was held on 9 March 2016, attended by 24 guest speakers and 600 audience, where the experts analyzed the global renewable energy status and discussed the vision of Japan's renewable energy policies.

Guest Speaker Interviews (VTR):

  • omas Kåberger
    Tomas Kåberger
    Chair of Executive Board,
  • Amory B. Lovins
    Amory B. Lovins
    Rocky Mountain Institute
  • ジェレミー・レゲット
    Jeremy Leggett
    Founding Director,
  • eremy Leggett
    Klaus Rave Chairman,
    Global Wind Energy Council
  • Tim Buckley
    Tim Buckley
    Institute of Energy Economics
    and Financial Analysis


Clikck on the speaker's name to see their profile


Opening Session
Moderator:Tomas Kåberger
Chair of Executive Board, JREF

Welcome Remarks from JREF

Keynote Speech The Emerging Electricity Revolution
Amory B. Lovins, Cofounder, Chief Scientist and Chairman Emeritus, Rocky Mountain Institute DL
China's Energy Transition under Its INDC Targets
Li Junfeng, Director General, National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation DL

Session 1: Renewable Energy Increasingly Meeting Energy Demand
Moderator:Ali Izadi-Najafabadi , Head of Japan, Bloomberg New Energy Finance DL

RE development in developing countries and the role of public sector
Gevorg Sargsyan, Global Lead for Clean Energy, World Bank DL
US Renewable Energy: Increasing Capacity – Reducing Costs
Douglas J. Arent, Executive Director, Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis National Renewable Energy Laboratory DL
India: Emerging as a Renewable Energy Giant
Jasmeet Khurana Associate Director, Bridge to India DL
Germany: On Track to a Successful Energiewende
Martha Ekkert Deputy Head of Division “International and External Energy Policy, Multilateral Cooperation in Energy, Energy Cooperation with Industrialized Countries”, German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy DL

Session 2: Domestic Renewables Expansion
Moderator:Teruyuki Ohno, Executive Director, JREF

New Financial Trends in Power M
Tim Buckley, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis DL
Towards Further Growth of PV
Masaaki Kameda, Secretary General, Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association DL
New Visions to Accelerate Deployment of Wind Energy
Manabu Takamoto, President, Japan Wind Power Association DL
Global Warming and Renewable Energy – From the Business Perspectives
Seiya Yamazaki, Manager, Corporate Environmental Strategy Unit, Fujitsu Limited DL

Session 3: Providing New Policy Dynamics for RE
Moderator:Mika Ohbayashi, Director, JREF

Recent Developments in Japanese Energy Policies
Toshimitsu Fujiki, Director-General, Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry DL
Germany: New RE Policies and their Perspectives
Dimitri Pescia, Senior Associate European Energy Cooperation, Agora Energiewende DL
Solar PV Opportunities and Policy Barriers
Jeremy Leggett, Founding Director, Solarcentury DL
Policies for Efficient Utilization of Wind Energy
Klaus Rave, Chairman, Global Wind Energy Council DL

Session 4: New Role of Japan’s Power Market
Moderator:Hiroshi Takahashi, Professor, Tsuru University DL

TSOs Business in Germany and the Integration of RE – From the Viewpoint of a Regulatory Authority
Nadia Horstmann, Head of Section International Coordination Energy, BNetzA DL
Grid Operation Businesses in China and the Integration of RES-electricity
Shouhe Zhao, Chief Representative, Japan Representative Office, State Grid Corporation of China DL
New Era for Japan’s Power Grid
Hisahito Endo, Executive President, Organization for Cross-Regional Coordination of Transmission Operators, Japan DL
Grid Operations by TEPCO and the Acceptance of RE – Perspectives and Challenges
Hiroshi Okamoto, Managing Executive Officer, President of TEPCO Research Institute,Secretary General of the New Growth Task Force, In Charge of Next Generation Service DL
Closing Remarks
Takejiro Sueyoshi, Vice-Chair of Executive Board, JREF

Time/Date : 10:00-18:20, Wednesday, 9 March 2016
VENUE : IINO HALL, 4F 2-1-1 Uchisaiwaicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Access
Organizer : Japan Renewable Energy Foundation
Supported by : Ministry of the Environment of Japan
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
Admission : Free (Prior Registration is required)


External Links

  • JCI 気候変動イニシアティブ
  • 自然エネルギー協議会
  • 指定都市 自然エネルギー協議会
  • irelp
  • 全球能源互联网发展合作组织

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