National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)


  • Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, AIST
  • Research and Verification of Advanced Integration of Renewable Energy Sources
  • Production and Utilization Technology of Hydrogen Energy Carrier
  • Advanced Technology for Wind Power Generation
  • High-Performance Modules with Thin-Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells
  • Proper use of geothermal energy, Suitability Assessment of Ground-Source Heat Pump System and its System Optimization Technology

AIST established the Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture in April 2014, to promote R&D into renewable energy.
The Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, AIST (FREA) has two basic missions: The promotion of R&D into renewable energy, which is open to the world; and to make a contribution to industrial clusters and reconstruction.
The new institute was established as a novel research base to develop innovative technologies in collaboration with domestic and international partners.

News Release

  • News
  • Research Results
  • Topics
  • Events
  • FREA pamphlet
  • RENRC-Pamphlet
  • introduction-video