International Conference REvision2019: Renewable Revolution

6 March 2019

in Japanese

Renewable Energy Institute held its annual international conference "REvision2019: Renewable Revolution" on 6 March 2019.

Renewables have become the most competitive source of energy in many parts of the world. The use of abundant and widely existing renewables is bringing energy security and affordable energies in various regions, and has been transforming the global geopolitics in the sense of economy and politics, not only from the way of energy business.

REvision2019  revealed the continuous global growth of renewables, present how the vast deployment of low-cost renewable is driving changes in business and regions, as well as highlight long-term visions towards 2050.


Morning Session

Tomas Kåberger
Chair of Executive Board, Renewable Energy Institute

Congratulatory Remarks:
Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs

Keynote "A New World: The Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation"
Adnan Z. Amin
Director-General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

Session 1: Global RE Acceleration
[Moderator]  Tomas Kåberger
- Arthouros Zervos
  Professor, National Technical University of Athens

  Chairman, the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21)  DL

- Heymi Bahar
  Project Manager, Renewable Energy Division, International Energy Agency (IEA)DL
- Ben Backwell
  Chief Executive Officer, Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) DL
- Li Junfeng
  Professor, Strategy and Planning Department, National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation DL

Afternoon Session (13:30-18:00)

Session 2: Energy Business Turnaround
[Moderator]  Miho Kurosaki, Head of Japan and Korea Research, BloombergNEF DL
- Dörte Fouquet
   Partner, Becker Büttner Held (BBH) DL
- Peter Jørgensen
   Vice President, Energinet DenmarkDL
- Hiroshi Okamoto
  Executive Vice-President, TEPCO Power Grid, IncorporatedDL
- Ruggero Aricò
  Head of Institutional Affairs, Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania, Enel Green Power SpADL

Session 3: Era of 100% Renewables
[Moderator]  Mika Ohbayashi,  Director, Renewable Energy InstituteDL
- Wang Zhongying
  Acting Director General, Energy Research Institute of National development and Reform Commission, ChinaDL
- Hugo Lucas Porta
   Head of the Department of Regulatory Framework and Corporate Strategy for the Energy Transition, Institute for Diversification and Energy Saving (IDEA)DL
- Jeffrey Mikulina
  Executive Director, The Blue Planet Foundation DL
- Sanghoon Lee
  President, New and Renewable Energy Center, Korea Energy AgencyDL
- Yasuhiro Matsuyama
  Director-General, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry DL

Session 4: For the Creation of Carbon Neutral World
[Moderator]  Teruyuki Ohno,  Executive Director, Renewable Energy Institute
[Honor Lecture]  Hiroshi Komiyama
  Chairman, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. / Director-General, Center for Low Carbon Society Strategy (LCS) , Japan Science and Technology Agency / President, Platinum Society Network

- Matthieu Ballu
  Policy Officer, Directorate General for Energy, Renewable Energy Unit, European CommissionDL
- Yongsung Cho
  President, Korea Energy Economics InstituteDL
- Hideo Suzuki
 Ambassador, Assistant Minister for Global Issues / Director-General for Global Issues, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- Hiroshi Ono
  Deputy Director General, Global Environment Affairs, Ministry of the EnvironmentDL

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

Event Details

Date & Time  Wednesday 6 March 2019
Morning session:     10:00 - 12:00
Afternoon session:  13:30 - 18:00
Venue Iino Hall
Organizer Renewable Energy Institute

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