International Conference REvision2023Overcoming the Energy Crisis with Renewables

8 March 2023

in Japanese

Renewable Energy Institute hosted its annual international conference "REvision2023" on Wednesday 8 March 2023.  

The event provided an opportunity to learn latest trends in the world and Japan on the expansion of renewable energy and energy policies; it brought together leading experts from Japan and abroad to discuss the future on topics such as strategies to overcome the energy crisis, energy transition in East and Southeast Asia, prospects for offshore wind power, and the decarbonization of the industrial sector.



Francesco La Camera Director General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Patrick Graichen State Secretary, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK), Germany
Amory B. Lovins Cofounder and Chairman Emeritus, Rocky Mountain Institute / Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Scholar, Precourt Institute for Energy, Stanford University
Tomas Kåberger Chair of Executive Board, Renewable Energy Institute

【Session 1】Energy Security and Renewable Energy Transition
Dörte Fouquet Lawyer/Partner, Becker B
üttner Held DL
Peter Markussen Senior Director, Associated Activities, Energinet DL
Steinar Berge Head of Floating Offshore Wind, Equinor DL
[Moderator] Hiroko Kuniya Journalist

Afternoon (13:30-17:45)

【Session 2】Transition of the Business Sector

Jen Carson Head of Industry, Climate Group DL
Monica Richter Senior Manager, Low Carbon Futures WWF Australia / Project Director, Materials and Embodied Carbon Leaders’ Alliance (MECLA) / Advisor and Collaboration Partner, Business Renewables Centre-Australia DL
Yu Yamamoto General Manager, Sustainability Promotion Department, Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. DL (in Japanese)
Sergio Shigeo Kato Co-Representative, Japan Climate Initiative (JCI)   DL
Masaya Ishida Senior Manager (Business Alliance), Renewable Energy Institute DL
[Moderator] Yuko Nishida Senior Manager (Climate Change), Renewable Energy Institute

【Session 3】Asia Green Energy Transition

Fabby Tumiwa Executive Director, Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR) DL
Sara Jane Ahmed Finance Advisor, Vulnerable 20 Group of Finance Ministers (V20) / Member of the Board of Directors, The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) DL
Kartikeya Singh Global Energy Futures Initiative Director, Climate Imperative Foundation DL
Yuri Okubo Senior Researcher, Renewable Energy Institute DL
[Moderator] Teruyuki Ohno Executive Director, Renewable Energy Institute

【Session 4】Offshore Wind: Challenges and Opportunities to Become a Major Power Source

Rebecca Williams Global Head of Offshore Wind, Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) DL
Hiroo Inoue Director-General, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry DL
*Takahiro Ishii, Director, Wind Power Policy Office, New and Renewable Energy Division, Agency for Naturel Resources and Energy spoke on behalf of Hiroo Inoue, who was unable to attend.
Henriette Holm Country Manager, Ørsted Japan K.K. DL
Nathalie Oosterlinck Executive Officer, Head of Global Offshore Wind, Renewable Energy & Overseas Power Development Division, JERA Co., Inc. DL
Jin Kato President, Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA) DL
[Moderator] Mika Ohbayashi Director, Renewable Energy Institute

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

*Among particpants of the venue,  networking time took place after the conference.

Event Details

Date / Time Wednesday 8 March 2023
【Symposium】10:00 - 17:45
【Networking Time】After the conference, for participants of the venue only
Event Format (1) Onsite     Iino Hall, 4F Iino Buildg. 2-1-1 Uchisaiwaicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo  Access
(2) Virtual Webcasted via Zoom     
Organizer Renewable Energy Institute
Admission Free, prior registration required

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