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International Symposium
REvision2018: Towards Massive Deployment of Low Cost, Renewable Electricity

7 March 2018

in Japanese

International Symposium REvision2018: Towards Massive Deployment of Low Cost, Renewable Electricity

Renewable Energy Institute held its annual international conference "REvision2018: Towards Massive Deployment of Low Cost, Renewable Electricity" on 7 March 2018.

In many parts of the world, renewables are out-competing fossil fuels and nuclear as low-cost energy sources. Vast deployment of renewables are generating new businesses with decarbonization goals, while altering business models of incumbent utilities.

REvision2018 was joined by leaders of such utilities, companies and experts at the forefront of the global energy industry. The presentations on global trends lead to discussions exploring new energy businesses in Japan.


Morning (10:00-12:30)

Tomas Kåberger
Chair of Executive Board, Renewable Energy Institute

Congratulatory Remarks:
Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs
Remarks in English (Provisional Translation) DL
Related Links: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (Remarks in Japanese)

Dana Reed Younger
Chief, Renewable Energy Specialist, Global Infrastructure and Natural Resources Department, International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group) DL

Session 1 Global Renewables Acceleration
moderator Tomas Kåberger
Chair of Executive Board, Renewable Energy Institute
Dolf Gielen
Director, Innovation and Technology Centre, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) DL
Ruggero Arico
Head of Institutional Affairs, Europe, North America, Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Australia, Enel Green Power SpA DL
Li Junfeng
Professor, National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation (NCSC) DL
Shigeki Miwa
General Manager, CEO Project Office, SoftBank Group / Representative Director & CEO, SB Energy DL

Afternoon (14:00-18:00)

Session 2 Utilities Under Transformation
moderator Mika Ohbayashi
Director, Renewable Energy Institute
Thierry Lepercq
Executive Vice-President, ENGIE, in charge of Research, Technology & Innovation
Carlos Gascó Travesedo
Senior Advisor, International Corporate Affairs, Iberdrola DL
Bert Maes
Co-CEO Nemo Link Ltd & CEO Eurogrid International (Elia Group), President of the Board of Directors of Ampacimon DL
Lily Donge
Principal, Business Renewables Center (BRC), Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) DL

Session 3 Bringing Sun and Wind in Japan
moderator Teruyuki Ohno
Executive Director, Renewable Energy Institute DL
Osamu Ikki
CEO, RTS Corporation DL
Hideyuki Ohnishi
Regional General Manager, North Asia, GE Renewable Energy DL
Sergio Kato
Corporate Vice President, RICOH COMPANY, LTD., General Manager of Sustainability Management Division / General Manager of Market Development Center DL
Hiromi Asahi
Expert Leader, Technology Planning Department Advanced Engineering Division, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. DL
Jun Takashina
Director-General, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan 

Closing Remarks:
Takejiro Sueyoshi
Vice-Chair of Executive Board, Renewable Energy Institute

Date Wednesday, 7 March 2018
Morning session 10:00 – 12:30
Afternoon session 14:00 – 18:00
Venue Iino Hall
Organizer Renewable Energy Institute
Supported by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan
Ministry of the Environment of Japan
Admission Free (prior registration is required)

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