Asia Super Grid Workshop

Since its establishment in 2011, Renewable Energy Institute has been promoting “Asia Super Grid (ASG)” to utilize and exchange the vast renewable energy resources in Asian countries, such as wind and solar resources in Mongolia. It is our great pleasure to announce that we are hosting Asia Super Grid Workshop in Seoul on 25 and 26 May 2016.

In this two-day event, we mainly aim to identify experts/stakeholders to make the ASG feasible, and to discuss and share challenges and expected inputs to be included in the development of Asia Power Vision and ASG. The conference on 25 May is open to the public, and we welcome you to join the event.

Time/Date :

13:00-17:00, Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Venue :

Meeting Room 2, 3rd Floor, JW Marriot Hotel Seoul (Gangnam, Seoul, Korea)

Organizer :

Renewable Energy Institute

Admission :

Free (Prior Registration is required.
If the number of applicants exceeds capacity, randomly selected individuals will be able to attend.)

*Simultaneous interpretation available (English-Korean only)

Program :

Time Contents
Welcome and Ice Breaking
- Tomas Kåberger, Chair of the Executive Board, Renewable Energy Institute DL

Special Address;
- Nobuo Tanaka, President, Sasakawa Peace Foundation
(former Director General, International Energy Agency) DL

Special Address;
- Wan Haibin, Deputy Director General, Develop Bureau of Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization & Deputy Director General of Global Energy Interconnection Office at State Grid Corporation China DL

Special Address;
- Bo Normark, Senior Policy Advisor, Renewable Energy Institute
chair Keiichi Komoto, Senior Manager, Mizuho Information & Research Institute DL

Introduction for New Movement for Regional Interconnection with renewables
Status Quo, Potentials, Challenges of Renewables

Penetration of Renewables into the Asia Super Grid
Objectives and benefits of interconnections, background, current activities and directions
- Mika Ohbayashi, Director, Renewable Energy Institute DL

Overview of energy/electricity demand and renewable energy potential in each country
Asia Development Bank: Technology Assistant
- Teruhisa Oi, Senior Energy Specialist, Asia Development Bank DL

Overview of status quo of energy/renewable energy, potentials;
- Enebish Namjil, Professor, University of Mongolia, Mongolia DL
- Geng Dan, Climate Parliament/China Renewable Energy Industry Association DL
- Jinsoo Song, Distinguish Professor, Silla University, South Korea DL
- Tomoki Ehara, Representative Executive, E-konzal, Japan DL
Concluding Remarks


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