Seminars and events (all free)

Seminar

Wednesday, October 28

Opening seminar  10:30 to 11:40 Convention Hall (1F) Capacity: 240 people

Fukushima New Energy Society Concept ~ Pioneering new energies for the future ~

1. Greetings from the organizer of REIF Fukushima 2020

2. Future direction of the renewable energy/hydrogen policy and Fukushima New Energy Society Concept (provisional)

3. Fukushima Hydrogen Energy Research Field (FH2R)

4. Lectures by the company, etc.

(i) Wind power plant maintenance business in Fukushima Prefecture and future business development
(ii) Reconstruction model project with construction of a smart community in Katsurao Village

5. Conclusion

Moderator Mr. Yasuhiro Hattori, Managing Director, Fukushima Renewable Energy Research Association

Fukushima renewable energy seminar 12:30 to 13:30 Convention Hall (1F) Capacity: 240 people

Efforts to promote renewable energy projects toward realization of the Fukushima New Energy Society Concept

Among the efforts by Fukushima Renewable Energy Research Association, the pioneering efforts to promote renewable energies by companies, organizations, etc. in the prefecture are introduced at the REIF to visitors from inside and outside the prefecture to contribute to the development/integration of renewable energy-related industries as well as the expansion of renewable energy-related businesses in Fukushima Prefecture.

1. Greetings from Managing Director of Fukushima Renewable Energy Research Association

Mr. Yasuhiro Hattori, Managing Director, Fukushima Renewable Energy Research Association

2. Introduction of activities by member companies

(i) Wind power generation

(ii) Energy Management (Smart Community)
Tohoku Murata Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

(iii) Hydrogen
Nemoto Tsusho K.K.

International economic exchange seminar (English and Japanese simultaneous interpretation provided, partially on WEB) 13:45 to 16:45 Convention Hall (1F) Capacity: 240 people

Renewable energy economy seminar by experts from leading countries in renewable energy, Germany, Spain and Denmark

Introduction of Fukushima's overseas partners

Mr. Yasuhiro Hattori, Managing Director, EnergyAgency. Fukushima

1. The wind power generation business structure and promising cooperative business fields between companies in Hamburg, Germany and companies in Fukushima Prefecture

Mr. Jan Rispens, Managing Director, Renewable Energy Hamburg Cluster Agency

2. Combined wind power and hydrogen technology system to solve the climate change problem and the actual effects

Ms. Izumi Tanaka, Senior Commercial Officer (in the fields of environment & energy), Royal Danish Embassy

3. Leading-edge wind power generation technologies in Basque Province, Spain and the fields in which cooperation with companies in Fukushima is expected

Mr. Marcos Suarez Garcia, Project Manager, Basque Energy Cluster

4. The leading-edge hydrogen strategy in NRW, Germany and future cooperation with companies in Fukushima

Mr. Thomas Kattenstein, Head of Fuel Cell and Hydrogen, Electromobility Network NRW, EnergieAgentur.NRW

Fukushima Renewable Energy Center Seminar (Prefecture's commissioned project)
14:00 to 15:50 Presentation room (4F) Capacity: 40 people

Organizer: Fukushima Renewable Energy Center

Trends in energy policy and future prospects

Lecture 1 Renewable energy as the main power source - Issues and prospects – (14:00 to 14:50)
Content: Discussions about a policy toward the creation of a renewable energy-based economic society with the use of renewable energy as the main power source in Japan have been conducted. Issues to be addressed and measures to be taken toward the use of renewable energy as the main power source are being studied.
Content 2 Hints on renewable energy businesses toward a sustainable community (15:00 to 15:50)
Content: The community plays an important role in the promotion of renewable energy. Hints on how we can establish renewable energy businesses for a sustainable community are considered.

Thursday, October 29

Special lecture 11:00 to 12:00 Convention Hall, Broadcasting to the medium conference room (3F) Capacity: 335 people

Inviting Dr. Akira Yoshino, who was awarded the 2019 Nobel prize in Chemistry
Theme "Future society developed with lithium-ion batteries"

Dr. Yoshino was awarded the 2019 Nobel prize in Chemistry for the development of lithium-ion batteries. His contribution to the realization of a Mobil-IT society and the expectation toward realization of a sustainable society were recognized.
In this special lecture, Dr. Yoshino will give us a lecture about the "Future society developed with lithium-ion batteries".

Fukushima Renewable Energy Seminar 12:55 to 15:55 Convention Hall (1F) Capacity: 240 people

Seminar by Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
~ What is needed!? Massive introduction of renewable energy ~

1. Overview of Global Zero Emission Research Center, AIST

2. Overview of Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute (FREA) and its activities

(i) Overview of FREA and its research and development efforts

(ii) Overview of the Seeds Support Program for companies in the disaster areas and introduction of case examples

(iii) Panel discussion
 Theme: "Roles of batteries and hydrogen toward massive introduction of renewable energy"
 If you have any questions about the panel discussion, please send in advance to the secretariat by FAX (024-963-0122).

Fukushima Renewable Energy Center Seminar (Prefecture's commissioned project)
14:00 to 15:50 Presentation room (4F) Capacity: 40 people

Organizer: Fukushima Renewable Energy Center

New local power producers and suppliers and Stadtwerke

Lecture 1 Feasibility of a local energy Stadtwerke in Japan (14:00 to 14:50)
Content: The business model of Stadtwerke in Germany and the history and characteristics of Stadtwerke are explained and the present situation and issues of Japanese local energy are explored.
Lecture 2 Toward Hamamatsu version of Stadtwerke ~ Efforts by Hamamatsu Energy Co., Ltd. ~ (15:00 to 15:50)
Content: Efforts to promote local production for local consumption of electricity using renewable energy and solve local issues are introduced.

Event

Wednesday, October 28

Tour of Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (FREA) 13:10 to 16:20

Participants will be given a tour of Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology which leads the research and development of Japanese renewable energy (Capacity: 20 people).

Only one person from each company/organization can apply for the tour. We will stop accepting applications when the number of applicants reaches 20.

FREA (Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, AIST)

Exhibitors' presentations

(Held on a special stage set up in the exhibition venue)

Start Wednesday, October 28
11:00 Nippon Kernel System Co., LTD. PV maintenance support system/advanced remote monitoring system ~ Long-term stable and safe operation of a photovoltaic power generation system ~
11:30 GURASOL ENERGY Inc. Girasol Energy's PPLC-PV solution for maximizing the asset value of photovoltaic power generation by AI/IoT technologies
12:00 Flanders Investment & Trade, Belgium Latest trends in renewable energy in Flanders, Belgium
12:30 Mobile Solution Co LTD. Introduction of safe photovoltaic power generation and SDGs for regional revitalization
13:00 DELTA ELECTRONICS (JAPAN), INC. The age of self-consumption with photovoltaic power generation has come! ~ Challenge to RE100 (100% renewable electricity) in our own homes and at our company ~
13:30 Spanner K.K. Spanner's small woody biomass co-generation plant
14:00 Polysoil Research Society, Maruhachidoken Co., Ltd. Overview of Polysoil greening and application examples
14:30 KYOWA ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS Co., Ltd. Give it a try! Multipack of water and electricity
15:00 SANYO TRADING CO., LTD. Generation of electricity of 49 kW to 2 MW using wood pellets and the utilization of hot water
15:30 Laplace System Co., Ltd. Power generation control system for self-consumption