Symposium Renewables and Decarbonization of the Electricity Grid

28 November 2023

in Japanese

Domestic and international experts  were invited to examine how the grid should be designed for decarbonization through renewables.  Various topics were addressed and discussed; such as how the grid system should be consistent with climate goals, integration cost issues and hydrogen thermal power/storage batteries for flexible demand, to explore the path to realizing a 100% renewables grid system in Japan.

Program ※ English-Japanese simultaneous interpretation provided.

[MC] Mika Ohbayashi Director, Renewable Energy Institute

■Part I
Electricity Grids and Secure Energy Transitions

Rena Kuwahata Energy Analyst, Power System Transformation, International Energy Agency (IEA) DL

A Climate-Neutral Power System in Germany in 2035
Dimitri Pescia Program Lead, International, Agora Energiewende  DL

■Part II
2050, 100% renewable grid system in Japan: Proposal and Findings 
Seiichiro Kimura Senior Researcher, Renewable Energy Institute  DL (in Japanese)

Panel Discussion
[Moderator] Hiroshi Takahashi Professor, Faculty of Social Science, Hosei University
 Rena Kuwahata International Energy Agency (IEA)
 Dimitri Pescia Agora Energiewende
 Takao Tsuji Professor, Division of Intelligent Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Yokohama National University
 Tatsuya Wakeyama Associate Professor, School of Environment and Society, Tokyo Institute of Technology
 Mika Ohbayashi Director, Renewable Energy Institute
 Seiichiro Kimura Renewable Energy Institute

Event Details

Date / Time Tuesday, 28 November 14:30 - 17:00
Venue Hall D7, Tokyo International Forum
Organizer Renewable Energy Institute
Admission Free (prior 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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