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Symposium on Asia International Grid Connection Study Group Second Report
Towards the Realization of International Grid Interconnections in Japan

23 July 2018

in Japanese

Following the release of the "Asia International Grid Connection Study Group Second Report” on 14 June 2018 that examines specific route designs and investment cost and revenue calculations for grid interconnections between Japan and South Korea, and between Japan and Russia, Renewable Energy Institute hosted a symposium that discussed the significance of the international grid interconnection in Japan and prospects for realization.

Program* English-Japanese simultaneous translation available. 


Opening remarks:Teruyuki Ohno, Executive Director, Renewable Energy Institute


  • “What the Asia International Grid Connection Study Group Second Report has revealed—the significance and prospects for realizing international grid connection between Japan and South Korea and Japan and Russia”
    Hiroshi Takahashi, Professor, Tsuru University (Deputy Chair of Asia International Grid Connection Study Group) DL Summary of Second Report 
  • “SoftBank's Renewable Energy Business and Asia Super Grid (ASG)”
    Shigeki Miwa, General Manager, CEO Project Office SoftBank Group / Representative Director & CEO, SB Energy Corp. DL 
  • “Current Status & Future Perspective: Northeast Asia Supergrid”
    Kab-Ho Park, Assistant Vice President of Power System Planning Department and Head of Supergrid Team, Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) DL 

Panel discussion: Changes in the East Asian situation and the significance of international grid interconnections
Moderator: Mika Ohbayashi, Director Renewable Energy Institute DL 

Date & Time Monday, 23 July 2018 14:00 – 17:30
Venue Iino hall & conference center Room A
Organizer Renewable Energy Institute
Admission Free (prior online registration 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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